“Don’t tell me that what the Parliament says does not count.”

“It was the European Parliament that stopped the protocol and we have taken note of that in the Council. Don’t tell me that what the Parliament says does not count.”

Mette Gjerskov, Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, speaking in the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee on 25 January 2012, in reply to MEPs Dolores García Hierro and Antolín Sánchez Presedo who urged the Minister to push for a new protocol to the EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement.

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