An inspiration behind the Brexit campaign – Tributes paid to North-east fishing stalwart Tom Hay

Hundreds gathered in Peterhead on Saturday to pay tribute to ex-Fishermen’s Association Limited chair Tom Hay, who died on March 8. John Ashworth, leader of Save Britain’s Fish and FFL, said: “I knew Tom through business (although not that well) before we joined forces through the Save Britain’s Fish campaign. It all started 28 years ago when representatives of the Scottish Industry came down to York for a training meeting. “I met them at the railway station and took them to their Hotel. Later I spoke to them all about my concerns for our industry. “From that day Tom commenced a journey of outstanding leadership and courage against all odds. >click to read< 13:59

The sad passing of Tom Hay – An inspiration behind the Brexit campaign

Fishing For Leave has paid tribute to industry stalwart Tom Hay who has died followiong a year’s fight with dementia. Save Britain’s Fish and Fishermen’s Association Limited’s ex-chair Tom died on Sunday, March 8 with his funeral taking place in Peterhead on Saturday. >click to read< 15:32

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