HC Deb 20 May 2004 vol 421 c1101W
20. Mr. MacDougall

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will make a statement on Government measures to protect fish stocks in UK waters. [174423]

Mr. Bradshaw

There are a range of national and EU measures to protect stocks in our waters. The Prime Minister's Strategy Unit has made far-reaching recommendations for further measures. We are studying the report and will respond fully by the end of the year.