We should pay attention! Fishermen avoid more European quota cuts

BERWICKSHIRE fishermen will not be facing any further cuts to the days they spend at sea or the quota of fish they can catch as they head into a new year. The European Union fishing talks concluded with ministers accepting that there is no justification for further restrictions as part of the cod recovery plan. Borders MP Michael Moore and local MSP John Lamont welcomed the halting of cuts in cod quota and the number of days at sea as good news for Berwickshire fishermen. Berwickshire fishermen have long been challenging EU conservation measures, telling politicians the North Sea is full of fish. Read More

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