HC Deb 04 November 2002 vol 392 c7W
Mr. Hayes

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what analysis her Department has made of the share of Community fish stocks, by species, that fall under UK(a) 12 and (b) 200 mile/median line limits. [77252]

Mr. Morley

No such analysis has been carried out since for the most part the stock assessments are carried out by international scientists, not in relation to national waters, but by total ICES area. In any case, almost all of the main stocks fished in UK waters spend time also in the waters of other countries.

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