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Fishing industry stands to gain hugely from Brexit – report

The fishing industry is poised for substantial growth when the UK exits the European Union, according to a comprehensive new analysis.

It could even double in size if Britain follows the example of Iceland where 95% of the fish caught within the 200-mile limit recognised by international law is landed by local vessels.

The study by Dr […]

June 27th, 2018|Brexit, General News, Press Release, SFF|

Farming and fishing leaders urge Ministers to focus on delivering best Brexit outcome

Farming and fisheries leaders today join forces to urge the Scottish Government to ensure sufficient resources are available to deliver the capacity that will be needed to implement trade and export policy after the country leaves the EU.

While recognising that the UK’s exit from the European Union will present challenges, NFU Scotland and the Scottish Fishermen’s […]

June 21st, 2018|Brexit, General News, Press Release, SFF|

Brexit bonanza for fisheries – if we seize the Sea of Opportunity

Referring to a Scottish Government report published today, the UK Seafood Industries post-Brexit, Scottish Fishermen’s Federation chief executive Bertie Armstrong said:

“This report simply underlines the importance of the UK regaining sovereignty over its own waters and becoming an independent Coastal State with the powers to control access and fishing opportunity. For Scotland that could be worth an additional […]

June 5th, 2018|Brexit, General News, Press Release, SFF|