£75 million boost to modernise UK fishing industry and level up coastal communities Defra ‘Fishing communities across the UK will benefit from better infrastructure, strengthened supply chains, new jobs and an investment in skills thanks to a £75 million boost for the sector announced by UK Government. The Infrastructure and Skills and training schemes are […]

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Defra ‘UK agrees 2022 fishing catch limits with EU and Norway All Parties agree to set catch levels in line with, or lower than, those advised by ICES in bid to champion sustainability and help protect fish stocks. The UK has today (10 December 2021) reached agreement with Norway and the European Union on catch […]

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Fishing and aquaculture – using public money to deliver public goods. Fishing and agriculture subsidies can have negative environmental outcomes.  Having exited the EU an opportunity exists to reflect on how public money can be used to deliver benefits for society and the fishing/aquaculture sectors.  A discussion paper considering the extent to which the concept […]

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