Fisheries Bill Receives Royal Assent

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Last week, the Fisheries Bill received Royal Assent after 10 months in Parliament. The Fisheries Act 2020 gives the UK full control of its fishing waters for the first time since 1973. The Alliance is pleased the new Fisheries Act includes and takes into account heritage when referring to the “marine and aquatic environment”. You can read our briefing on the Bill here.