Vulnerable marine life in Welsh waters is at risk from lack of funding and political will in the Welsh government, according to a new report by a government body.
Member states are not using the money from the EU to enforce CFP rules, like ensuring that only the allowed quantities of fish are caught. The EU is now proposing to reallocate these funds.
The success of the EU Common Fisheries Policy could be under threat after the European Parliament’s fisheries committee voted on a proposed new plan for the North Sea today.
A report released today by the European Commission paints a misleadingly positive impression of progress towards sustainable fishing.
The UK has announced it is pulling out of an agreement that lets foreign boats fish in UK waters. This could be disastrous for the UK fishing industry.
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