Fishing town blasts EU for foreign boats fishing in British waters then selling fish back to the residents.

fish-546439Appledore, a town in north-west Devon, has claimed there are no British boats left in the harbour, blaming EU fishing quotas.  It is a sharp decline from “about 80 to 100 boats” in 2002, says Tony Rutherford, chief executive of North Devon Fisherman’s Association.  The Hannah Marie marked the end of an era of British ships sailing the costal waters, after she was sold five weeks ago bound for Denmark.  Mr Rutherford, owner of Bideford Fisheries which since 1979 has bought fish from fishermen to sell to wholesalers claims most of the boats are now BelgiumRead the rest here 16:00

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