Select Committee on European Scrutiny Twenty-Third Report


ANNEX A

COMPARATIVE TABLES OF TACs: 2001 AND 2002 (tonnes)

  
2001
ICES
Advice
Commission
proposal
Council
decision
Change
Herring
I, II
851,500
853,000
851,500
851,000
0
IVa, b
  
265,000
265,000 to 303,000
  
p.m.
265,000
42,673
  
n.a.
IVc, VIIId
  
  
  
  
  
Vb, VIaN, VIb
36,360
30,000
30,000
36,360
+6,360
VIa (Clyde)
1,000
1,000
1,000
1,000
0
VIIa
6,900
6,500
4,800
4,800
0
VIIe,f
1,000
-
1,000
1,000
0
VIIg,h,j,k
20,000
6,000*
6,000*
8,000
+2,000
Cod
IIa, IV
48,600
Lowest
possible
p.m.
49,300
n.a
Vb, VI,
XII, XIV
3,700
Lowest
possible
4,600
4,600
0
VIIa
2,100
Lowest
possible
2,300
3,200
+900
VIIb-k, VIII, IX, X
10,500
7,300
7,400
8,700
+1,300
Megrim
Vb, VI, XII, XIV
4,360
4,360
3,270
4,360
+1,090
VII
15,000
11,650
11,700
13,350
+1,650
Anglerfish
IIa, IV
14,130
10,000
8,478
10,500
+2,022
Vb, VI, XII, XIV
6,400
  
3,840
4,770
+930
VII
21,700
15,520
15,500
18,600
+3,100
Haddock
IIa, IV
61,000
112,000
p.m.
104,000
n.a
Vb, VI, XII, XIV
13,900
15,400
13,700
14,100
+400
VII, VIII, IX, X
12,000
8,000
9,000
9,300
+300
VIIa
2,700
1,200
1,200
1,300
+100
Whiting
IIa, IV
29,700
45,000
p.m.
41,000
n.a.
Vb, VI, XII, XIV
4,000
2,000
3,500
3,500
0
VIIa
1,390
Lowest possible
1,000
1,000
0
VIIb-k
21,000
32,200
20,000
31,700
+11,700
Hake
IIa, IV
870
Lowest possible
870
946
+76
Vb, VI, VII, XII, XIV
13,920
Lowest possible
12,714
15,118
+2,404
Nephrops
IIa, IV
15,480
18,470
12,040
16,623
+4,583
Vb, VI
11,340
11,300
8,505
11,340
+2,835
VII
18,900
17,790
14,175
17,790
+3,615
Plaice
IIa, IV
78,000
77,000
p.m.
77,000
n.a.
Vb, VI, XII, XIV
1,920
-
2,400
1,728
-672
VIIa
2,000
2,800
1,500
2,400
+900
VIId,e
6,000
6,690
6,330
6,690
+360
VIIf,g
760
680
680
680
0
VIIh-k
1,215
-
970
970
0
Pollack
Vb, VI, XII, XIV
1,100
-
880
1,100
+220
VII
17,000
-
13,600
17,000
+3,400
Saithe
IIa, IIIb-d, IV
87,000
135,000
p.m.
135,000
n.a
Vb, VI, XII, XIV
9,000
13,000
p.m.
14,000
n.a.
VII, VIII, IX, X
5,600
-
p.m.
8,710
n.a.
Mackerel
IIa, IIIa-d, IV
  
  
  
  
  
IIa, Vb, VI, VII, VIIIa,b, d,e, XII, XIV
625,000
652,000
p.m.
588,635
n.a.
Sole
II, IV
19,000
14,300
14,300
16,000
+1,700
Vb, VI, XII, XIV
140
-
125
125
0
VIIa
1,100
1,100
850
1,100
+250
VIId
4,600
5,200
5,200
5,200
0
VIIe
600
450
360
525
+165
VIIfg
1,020
1,000
1,000
1,070
+70
VIIh,j,k
650
-
580
650
+70
Sprat
IIa, IV
232,000
225,000
220,000
220,000
0
VIId,e
12,000
12,000
12,000
12,000
0
Horse Mackerel
IIa, IV
51,000
18,000
49,400
49,400
0
Vb, VI, VII, VIIIa, b,d,e, XII, XIV
240,000
98,000
137,000
143,000
+6,000

* to end June 2002

p.m. to be confirmed, pending outcome of negotiations with Norway

TACs are defined in terms of areas designated by ICES. Those of most immediate relevance to the UK correspond roughly to the following geographical regions:

Area IINorth Sea N of 62°
Area IVNorth Sea S of 62°
Area VbFaroes
Area VIWest of Scotland
Area VIIaIrish Sea
Area VIIb,c,h,j,kWestern approaches
Area VII d, eEnglish Channel
Area VIIfgCeltic Sea
Area VIIIBay of Biscay




 
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