§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what proposals he has to modify the regulations governing the western waters effort limitation scheme; and if he will make a statement. 641W
§ Mr. Baldry
None. The arrangements for regulating and monitoring fishing effort in western waters are set out in Council regulations (EEC) Nos. 685/95, 2027/95 and 2870/95. These regulations provide for the adoption of further measures including catch reporting, integrated computerised control systems and technical conservation. Detailed rules for recording effort in EU logbooks are set out in Commission regulation (EC) No. 2945/95.