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    Campaigners demand Brexit protection of EU laws

    Campaign groups have welcomed a government commitment to bring current EU environmental protections into UK law but called for more detail on how such laws would be upheld and enforced post-Brexit. Last week the UK government published its Brexit white… Read More

  • Green light for new sustainable EU fisheries policy from 2014

    THE COMMON Fisheries Policy (CFP) reform package, including measures to halt overfishing and a ban on discarding fish at sea, Parliament’s key aims, was approved in a final plenary vote on Tuesday. Labelling rules have also been overhauled, to improve… Read More

  • Overfishing in decline

    THE LATEST figures on fish stocks in EU waters indicate that efforts to phase out overfishing are paying off, said the European Commission.                     In a consultation document, the Commission reported… Read More

  • Fish policy reform step closer

    THE REFORM of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has moved a step closer with an agreement between the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.   The overarching aim of the reformed policy is to end overfishing and ensure fishing… Read More

  • Reform for European fisheries policy

    THE EUROPEAN Parliament today voted to back a major reform of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The new proposals aim to cut fishing to sustainable stock levels, end dumping at sea (discards), and base long-term planning on sound scientific… Read More

  • Demand for cod and haddock too high

    THIS WEEK saw the last day that UK consumers eat home-grown fish.   Annual domestic fish stocks can satisfy demand for about 233 days a year – or until August 21 – according to a new report by the New… Read More

  • Fishermen want CFP reform

    FISHERMEN AND Greenpeace have joined together in an unlikely alliance to lobby for changes to the Common Fisheries Policy.   Together they have produced the ‘manifesto for fair fisheries’, a joint declaration between the environmental group, UK Fishermen’s Associations, fishermen… Read More

  • Common Fisheries Policy

    EU Ministers have reached general compromise on the main proposals for reforming the Common Fisheries Policy from 2013. The proposal would give fleets quota shares guaranteed for at least 15 years and would see discards phased out. Now the horse… Read More

  • Fish reform creates buzz

    IN THE NEXT few months there will be a lot of noise about fish. The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is being reformed and businesses, environmental groups and celebrity chefs will be ramping up their efforts to lobby for a “robust” reform… Read More