UK elects new government

NFFO chief executive Mike Cohen had already made a series of key points ahead of the election, when the polls were clear that the UK was already heading for change. ‘Above all else, policy makers need to remember that fishing is about food. It is not a conservation problem. It is not a heritage activity, or a hobby. It is a modern industry that produces food,’ he said. ‘People are finally waking up to the fragility of a food supply system that is over-reliant on time-sensitive imports and the rapid, affordable international transport links that make them possible. The British fishing industry provides healthy, affordable, free-range food, with a carbon footprint that compares favourably to any other source of dietary protein.’ more, >>CLICK TO READ<< 11:49

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