Great Repeal Bill is first step to full UK control of waters

Responding to the publication today of the UK Government's Great Repeal Bill, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation Bertie Armstrong said: "As far as fisheries are concerned, the Great Repeal Bill is the first legislative step towards full UK control and management of its own waters. “That control and management cannot be obtained without [...]

Help us raise money for Charlie House Charity

Scottish Fishermen's Federation staff are raising money for the Charlie House Charity by participating in the BRG Coastal Challenge on Saturday 19th August. Several members of the SFF/SFF Services family will be undertaking the gruelling trek either by walking, running or cycling. Along with the beautiful scenery the worthwhile cause will spur us on – [...]

2017-07-13T14:34:33+00:00July 13th, 2017|General News|

UK urged to follow Icelandic approach to fisheries

The UK should follow the example of its northern neighbours Iceland and Norway when it comes to managing fisheries – because they have been far more successful than the EU at conserving stocks and sustaining coastal communities. That's the analysis of an Icelandic expert based on his country's experiences right back to the Cod Wars [...]

2017-07-07T09:18:38+00:00July 7th, 2017|Brexit, General News, Press Release, SFF|