As the prospect of a no deal Brexit , 29th of March, looms ever closer The Orkney News takes another look at fisheries.
Closing date 31st of January 2019
Christmas is a time for reflection
This year’s agreement will see some increases and decreases in particular stocks and improved protection for the European eel .
There will be a 33% cut in cod which can be caught, 31% for Haddock, 36% cut to herring and 20% cut to mackerel.
Coastal and island communities around Scotland have been awarded financial help in the latest round of funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF)
One day my Dad went to work/He has a fishing boat./He is a fisherman.
“No-one should be surprised to discover that Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement prepares the ground for betrayal of our fishing interests.”
“European funding has been of considerable importance to our islands over the past 40 years,”
John Finnie highlighted the call from Open Seas to introduce the vessel tracking technology at First Ministers Questions