Vicky Foxcroft MP

Labour Member of Parliament for Lewisham Deptford

Food & Farming

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A number of constituents have recently contacted me regarding sea bass stocks. Sea bass is an important commercial fish species but overfishing over the last 30 years has seen a serious decline in stocks across Europe.  

While the Government has taken the view that previous measures by the European Council took steps in the right direction, Labour believes that the European Commission’s proposals for 2016 were watered down by EU Fisheries Ministers. These measures were inadequate and they have not done enough to achieve the reductions in fishing mortality needed to allow the stock to recover to levels suitable for the sustainable fishing of the species. 

Sea Bass Stocks *Updated 07/12/16*

A number of constituents have recently contacted me regarding sea bass stocks. Sea bass is an important commercial fish species but overfishing over the last 30 years has seen a... Read more

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