• Fishermen groups take industry’s concerns to the MCA

    Fishermen groups take industry’s concerns to the MCA

    5th April 2023

    A meeting involving groups representing fishermen from all four administrations in the UK took place with the MCA last week, including representatives from NUTFA, the NFFO, the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF), the Northern Ireland Fishermen’s Federation (NIFF) and the Welsh…

  • Reset quota shares

    Reset quota shares

    4th February 2019

    Brexit is one-off chance to change quota system. Inshore leader calls for revamp to help coastal communities. An inshore fishermen’s leader has spelled out that Brexit will provide the government with a one-off opportunity to completely reset the quota allocation system…

  • Anger at megatrawlers

    Anger at megatrawlers

    8th October 2018

    NUTFA slams Channel pelagic supertrawlers Call for bass catch inspections The New Under Ten Fishermen’s Association (NUTFA) is writing urgently to the UK government to highlight inshore fishermen’s anger over the impact of some of the biggest trawlers in the…

  • Industry betrayed

    Industry betrayed

    26th March 2018

    Government blasted as industry locked into CFP for three more years A torrent of outrage, anger and disappointment spilled out from across the UK industry last week after the announcement of the Brexit transition deal that will lock the UK…

  • Choke problems for under-10s

    Choke problems for under-10s

    18th May 2016

    Under-10m group NUTFA also takes the view expressed during the recent Edinburgh meeting, which looked at measures to deal with choke species, that species that are going to cause the biggest choke problems should not all be left until they have…


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