The UK Government, Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland, Scottish Government, and Welsh Government are launching a public consultation on the Joint Fisheries Statement (JFS).
A key component of the Fisheries Act 2020, the Joint Fisheries Statement sets out the legally binding policies the UK Government and Devolved Governments will follow, at a UK level and individually, as they work together to deliver world-class sustainable fisheries and aquaculture management.
The consultation, running from 18 January to 12 April 2022, will welcome views from industry and environmental stakeholders, the public and all those interested and affected by the proposed policies and can be accessed following THIS LINK
Please note that our next Quarterly Meeting will be held at East Bedlington Community Centre, 16 & 17 Station Rd, Bedlington Station, NE22 7JN, on Monday 24th January 2022 at 1pm.
Agenda Items include:-
IFCO Reports- Chief IFCO, Environmental IFCOs, District Reports and Vessels Maintenance Report and the Authority Budget for 2022-23.
If you would like to attend, please email email@example.com
A new UK Fishing Restriction service has been launched. This service provides information on commercial fishing gear restrictions in UK waters. The AIFCA has supported the development of the project and engagement with the ten regional IFCAs. To view this resource, please follow this link: Kingfisher Map