fisheries bill

  • New Issue: Fishing News 24.09.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 24.09.20

    22nd September 2020

      – Prawn sector needs help – New-look Beryl fishes her first trip – DEFRA: Supertrawlers ‘don’t damage seabed in MPAs’ – High stakes in Brexit talks – French vessel detained at Plymouth – Industry views needed on fishing vessel…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 17.09.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 17.09.20

    15th September 2020

      – Threat to fisheries bill – Reliance III launched at Whitby – Taoiseach to meet POs to discuss penalty points row – Shetland call for action on dumped gear – Nigel Blazeby leaves Waterdance – Brexit talks deadlocked: PM…

  • Green threat to fisheries bill

    Green threat to fisheries bill

    14th September 2020

    Big buyers back damaging changes to fisheries bill Industry anger at lack of consultation with catchers A powerful alliance of 22 major supermarkets and seafood processors are pressing the government to adopt major green amendments to the new fisheries bill…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 10.09.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 10.09.20

    8th September 2020

      – SNP ‘no’ to fisheries bill – Shetland midwater trawlers land herring at Lerwick – Leigh fisherman elected chairman of town council – MCS urges sustainability in fisheries bill – MPs: ‘Ban supertrawlers after Brexit’ – MMO to launch…

  • SNP ‘no’ to fisheries bill

    SNP ‘no’ to fisheries bill

    7th September 2020

    SNP votes against crucial fisheries bill. ‘We want to rejoin EU and reform CFP’   The Scottish National Party voted against the new fisheries bill that will establish the post-Brexit fisheries management regime in UK waters, reports Tim Oliver. Scottish Conservative…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 13.08.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 13.08.20

    11th August 2020

    – Shellfish boost plans – First landings to Lerwick’s new whitefish market – Mission: Seek help now – Fisheries bill MSY threat – Illegal nets recovered from North East river – New Avrella for Shetland – No-deal Brexit looking likely,…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 02.07.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 02.07.20

    30th June 2020

        – North Sea cod fishing cut – Support Mission ‘world’s biggest fish finger sandwich’ – NFFO: ‘No compulsory onboard cameras’ – Keel laid of first Parkol build for Ireland – Greens push for rigid MSY and onboard cameras…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 27.02.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 27.02.20

    25th February 2020

    – Scrap catch app campaign – Take back control, say Jersey fishermen – Fisheries bill moves to second reading – Mackerel ends – blue whiting starts – EU parliament chair: ‘Fisheries access must not change’ – New fisheries minister named…

  • Bid to ditch FQAs

    Bid to ditch FQAs

    1st July 2019

    Fisheries bill change aims to end FQAs NFFO paper warns of dangers of change An amendment to the fisheries bill currently passing through parliament seeks to end the fixed quota allocation (FQA) UK quota system that has been in place…

  • Sea angling status fight

    Sea angling status fight

    25th February 2019

    ‘Anglers must not be equal to commercial fishermen’ – Inshore fishermen’s message to minister as fisheries bill debated Inshore fishermen’s groups are calling on fisheries minister George Eustice to reject moves by recreational angling interests to gain equal ‘stakeholder’ status with…


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