Chapter 1: Introduction
Box 1: The UK fishing industry
Figure 1: Composition of UK fishing fleet by country of administration, 2017
Chapter 2: What is the landing obligation?
Box 2: The requirements of the landing obligation
Chapter 3: The impact of the landing obligation to date
Preparing for 2019
Chapter 4: The challenge of ‘choke’ species
Box 3: How fishing quota is allocated
The scale of the choke problem
Could more selective fishing help?
Changing how you fish
Changing where you fish
Can better quota management help?
Quota management for the under ten metre fleet
Can exemptions and flexibilities help?
Chapter 5: The challenge of landing unwanted catches
Chapter 6: The challenge of communication
Chapter 7: The challenge of enforcement
Why compliance matters
Improving scientific understanding
Risk to buyers and retailers
How to monitor and enforce the landing obligation
Remote electronic monitoring
Box 4: Remote Electronic Monitoring
How prepared are the enforcement agencies?
Chapter 8: Leaving the European Union
Summary of conclusions and recommendations
Appendix 1: List of Members and declarations of interest
Appendix 2: List of witnesses
Appendix 3: Glossary
Evidence is published online at https://www.parliament.uk/hlinquiry-implementation-enforcement-landing-obligation and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 3074).
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