UK

  • Fisheries Bill:  ‘watershed moment’ for industry

    Fisheries Bill:  ‘watershed moment’ for industry

    30th October 2018

    Fisheries Bill:  ‘watershed moment’ for industry By Michael Gove, Secretary of State Some of my earliest memories are of joining my dad at the fish merchant’s business he ran in Aberdeen. It was set up by my grandfather, and generations of my…

  • Historic day as UK gives notice to quit EU

    Historic day as UK gives notice to quit EU

    3rd April 2017

    But shadow of Great Repeal Bill and London Convention. Above: Theresa May signed the historic Article 50 letter in the cabinet room in Downing Street. ©AP/REX/Shutterstock Prime Minister Theresa May set in train a new era for the British fishing industry…

  • UK fishermen’s federations adopt united stance on Brexit

    UK fishermen’s federations adopt united stance on Brexit

    12th December 2016

    The UK’s two main representative organisations for commercial fishermen – the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) and the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) – have agreed upon common principles to ensure the best possible deal for coastal communities in the…

  • Scrapping boats rebuilds stocks

    Scrapping boats rebuilds stocks

    7th July 2015

    Scrapping schemes to reduce fleet capacity throughout Europe have been the fundamental reason behind the current successful rebuilding of stocks in NE Atlantic waters according to a UK fishermen’s leader, reports Tim Oliver Commenting on current EU fisheries management NFFO…

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