• Additional quota for capped licence vessels remains open

    Additional quota for capped licence vessels remains open

    25th October 2021

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced that it will accept new applications by capped licence vessels for additional quota until early December following a positive early response to its initiative. Under this scheme, which is being run in partnership…

  • Legal Moves On LBM Exports

    Legal Moves On LBM Exports

    12th April 2021

    ‘Nothing we can do if EU wants to ban LBM imports’ DEFRA secretary George Eustice told a Commons committee that DEFRA did fully understand the legal aspects of the EU ban on exports of live bivalve molluscs (LBMs) for purification…

  • Brexit talks deadlocked

    Brexit talks deadlocked

    4th May 2020

    No progress in Brexit fisheries talks, says EU chief Brussels insists on trade and fishing link The UK and EU remain deadlocked over fisheries in the Brexit negotiations, which have continued to take place by video link despite the Covid-19…

  • Brexit battle begins

    Brexit battle begins

    2nd March 2020

    UK and EU polarised on fishing as trade talks start UK: ‘We’ll walk away if no agreement by June’ The UK government says it will walk away from the Brexit EU trade and fisheries talks if there is not the…


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