Defra Consultation on Fishing quotas: English reserve quota policy for 2020

Consultation Description

Defra want to know what you think about their policy on the use of reserve quota in England for 2020. Reserve quota – formerly known as uplift – is the additional quota used for fish that must be landed under the landing obligation. The policy is reviewed regularly and Defra want to take into account the views of the industry.

They’re also seeking views on updating the reserve quota policy section of the English Quota Management Rules.

This consultation is of interest to fishing industry, particularly vessels and producer organisations targeting quota species.

For more information and to take part in the survey please visit the consultation website: Defra Consultation

The consultation closes on 2nd March 2020.

If you would find it helpful to talk to a member of the Defra marine and fisheries team about this consultation please do get in touch at [email protected]