UK fishing out in the cold?

The Fishing for Leave (FFL) campaign is highlighting four words in the recently released Conservative manifesto that they believe indicates the UK’s lack of ambition to take control of UK waters following Britain’s exit from the European Union.

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Risks of Scotland heading for the door

According to the NFFO, which represents much of the English fishing industry, regardless of the Scottish referendum result in 2014, the SNP Government in Edinburgh remains clear on its objective to lead Scotland out of the UK. This could eventually place Scotland back within the CFP.

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Brexit opportunities for coastal communities

Speaking ahead of today’s Holyrood parliamentary debate on Brexit and Scotland’s rural economy, Scottish fishing industry leaders claim that the EU referendum has handed the Scottish fishing industry an unparalleled opportunity to deliver a significant boost to investment and employment for our fragile coastal communities.

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