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  • Scotland calls for fairer EU/Faroe access deal

    Scotland calls for fairer EU/Faroe access deal

    12th December 2016

    Scottish mackerel fishermen and processors are calling upon the EU to reduce the current access arrangements for Faroese vessels to catch mackerel in Scottish waters. Under the two-part EU-Faroe bilateral deal first negotiated in 2014, a quota exchange agreement and…

  • Richard Benyon

    Richard Benyon

    6th May 2016

    Fisheries: Facts not Fantasy The following article by Richard Benyon appeared in the 5 May issue of Fishing News “I am not surprised that the Brexit campaign has made fisheries its poster boy. The failures of the CFP are an…

  • Cornish fishermen challenge ‘nonsensical’ EU spurdog management

    Cornish fishermen challenge ‘nonsensical’ EU spurdog management

    2nd September 2015

    Cornish fishermen have reported an increasing amount of spurdog encounters over the past few months. Recently, a Newlyn-based trawler, fishing for John Dory around the Isles of Scilly, accidently caught over 10 tonnes of spurdog. This resulted in damage to…

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