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Huge increases in fish quotas agreed by EU but will it be good for fishermen?

eu quota increaseSignificant increases in UK quotas for fish including North Sea cod have been agreed by ministers. Fisheries minister George Eustice welcomed the deal as a “great result” for UK fishermen following European Union negotiations in Brussels.,, Grimsby  fishermen might blame the EU for helping do severe damage to their livelihoods but that is not the way the Government sees it. In an announcement before he left for Brussels to thrash out new deals on fish quotas, Fishing Minister George Eustice said European-wide marine controls were now reaping bountiful rewards for those on the North East coast – Read the article here  Mixed news for Brixham fishermen as fish quota limits agreed – Read the article here  New, higher fish quotas for Ireland welcomed by fishermen – Read the article here  Britain nets new quotas deal for fishermen – Read the article here 08:27