Two articles from the Guardian: 1. ’The EU will resist any renegotiation of fishing quotas in the seas around the UK for the proposed two-year transition period after Brexit, the Guardian has learned. Brussels diplomats are agreed that Britain should effectively remain governed by the EU’s common fisheries policy during the transition but should not […]

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This is a Governance shambles where a derogation has been applied to 100+ Dutch vessels against EU policies banning such practice. This CFP’s version of ‘scientific whaling’. EIA for fisheries are needed before major technology changes are subsidised. European Vote prompts this flurry of interest Electric pulse fishing: The Commission has warmed to electric pulse […]

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The next phase of the discard ban is introduced to encourage sustainable fishing. Defra Published 2 January 2018 From today (2 January), fishermen targeting certain fish in the North Sea must land everything they catch as the next phase of the discard ban for demersal species comes into force, Fisheries Minister George Eustice has announced. The discard ban, […]

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NEF ‘As covered on Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09drjpp; this morning, we’re excited to share with you a major new piece of research from the New Economics Foundation on what Brexit will mean for the UK’s fishing industry. ‘Not in the same boat’: the economic impact of Brexit across UK fishing fleets. http://neweconomics.org/2017/11/brexit-poses-severe-threat-britains-fishing-communities/. Few industries are as […]

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