Scottish Fisheries

  • First cash from £100m fund announced

    First cash from £100m fund announced

    21st September 2021

    The first instalment of the £100m promised to the industry to help it rebuild after Brexit has been announced. Fishing businesses across the UK will have access to £24m to develop technology, trial new gear and support research to improve…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 15.10.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 15.10.20

    13th October 2020

      – Big changes ahead in Scotland – Reliance III heads home from Whitby – Second tranche of Covid support for NI fleet – PM defiant: ‘We won’t give in on fisheries’ – Offshore wind farms to take increasing space…

  • Green pressure on Scots

    Green pressure on Scots

    31st August 2020

    Greens push for radical changes in Scottish fisheries   SFF: Report ‘not realistic and wrong approach’ Leading green groups have made calls for more highly protected marine areas in Scottish waters, low-impact fishing by 2021, restrictions on heavy mobile gear…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 21.11.19

    New Issue: Fishing News 21.11.19

    19th November 2019

    – East Anglia future plan – Endeavour V & Ocean Challenge launched in Poland – ‘Manage quotas locally to save North Devon fishery’ – Wales launches its first plan for marine management – Eastern IFCA recognised for best practice –…

  • Ewing blasts transition

    Ewing blasts transition

    2nd April 2018

    Transition ‘worst possible’ deal for Scotland ‘Very serious objections’, Scots minister tells Gove Scottish fisheries minister Fergus Ewing has slammed the transitional Brexit agreement and its effects on Scottish fishermen, and questioned the UK government’s approach to the forthcoming negotiations…


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