To see George's speeches and appearances in Parliament, please see below:
Q You would like almost a consultation role for the IFCAs in the way the quota allocation is done.
Q I want to come back to something that Elaine Whyte said earlier about the concern that there might be different rules for different pa
Q Obviously, a number of the areas that you cover will be highly influenced by the work of the IFCAs—the inshore fisheries and conservat
Q We have had some representations about the suitability of more of an effort-based quota, particularly for the inshore fleet, rather th
Q Obviously, IFCAs now have the power to make bylaws through their local authority sponsors.
Q Would you explain where, from a scientific point of view, using MSY throws up practical problems—for instance, with mixed fisheries or
Q I have a quick question. We have heard some representations that we should make the MSY commitment more rigid in the Bill.
Q When we talk about data-limited stocks, what typically is lacking for a stock to be data-limited rather than one with a full dataset o
You gave us a bit of the history. My question is more about where it poses practical problems, on mixed fisheries and choke species.
Q Could you explain briefly the difference between the biomass MSY and fisheries MSY, and why FSMY is deemed the right measure to use fo