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European and External Relations Committee

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) gave evidence earlier this week to the European and External Relations Committee. The Official Report of the meeting is now available on the Parliament’s website and can be accessed by following this link: http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10496&mode=pdf Below is a clip of the meeting featuring Bertie Armstrong delivering the submission from the SFF [...]

SFF welcomes decision to reject Regulating Order proposal for the Firth of Clyde

The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) has welcomed the decision today (28 July) by the Scottish Government to reject an application by the Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust for a  Regulating Order for the Firth of Clyde. The SFF, along with the Clyde Fishermen’s Association (CFA) had maintained that such a management regime was totally unnecessary, given [...]

SFF Services welcomes visit from Australian counterparts

Following on from earlier meetings, John Harrison, chief executive of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WAFIC), this week visited the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) looking to pick up pointers for the setting up of a commercial services company with which to engage with the oil industry in Australia. Over the last couple of years, [...]

2019-02-05T17:02:05+00:00July 14th, 2016|General News, SFF Services|

SFF outlines to Rural Economy Secretary the opportunities leaving the EU brings to our fisheries

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) met with Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing today (4 July) in Glasgow where it underlined the positive impact leaving the EU would have on the way our fisheries are managed. Bertie Armstrong, SFF chief executive, said: “We outlined to the Minister the unanimous view of our membership of the real [...]