Briefing 
 

Western Waters: final vote on the multiannual plan to manage fisheries 

MEPs will vote on a plan to manage fishing opportunities in the Western Waters for demersal species, already informally agreed with EU Ministers.

This multiannual plan for the Northeast Atlantic area, known as the Western Waters, involves fishing vessels from Belgium, Germany, France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and UK. Stocks include hake, Norway lobster, angelfish and common sole.

Procedure: Ordinary legislative procedure, first reading 2018/0074(COD)

Debate: Monday 11 February 2019

Vote: Tuesday, 12 February