Government Admits Brexit In Name Only

The Prime Minister admitted on the 12th Oct that the CFP would be part of a transition and today ( Thurs. 26th Oct.) – in an answer to labours Ben Bradshaw – Minister George Eustice confirmed that Britain would leave … Read More

A UK Policy Vital Not Remaining through Devolution

Fishing for Leave blasted, but are not surprised, at the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) statement that they believe power over fisheries should be entirely devolved to Holyrood post-Brexit. “The SFF argue that the Scottish government is best placed to decide … Read More

URGENT: Public Letter On Transition

URGENT – PLEASE SEND AND SHARE. Following FFL highlighting, among all other Brexiteers that a Transitoion deal would be on the EU’s terms and massively harmful to Britain’s interests – http://ffl.org.uk/lost-in-transition/ We would like to ask all members and supporters … Read More

ALTERNATIVE TO QUOTAS – A SUMMARY OF EFFORT CONTROL.

Britain must abandon the failed system of quotas or bankrupt the fleet in trying to make quotas work with the ill-founded discard ban. Fishing for Leave previously set out why retaining and intensifying Quotas and an ITQ system will ruin … Read More

Keeping Quotas Continues Same Failures

 “The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has been a biological, environmental, economic and social disaster…. Exchanging a disastrous system run from Brussels for one run by London is no panacea” These words were written in a 2005 Conservative Green Paper which … Read More

Continuing ITQs Like Icelandic Will Fail

“The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has been a biological, environmental, economic and social disaster…. Exchanging a disastrous system run from Brussels for one run by London is no panacea” Many in Britain look to Iceland as a model of fisheries … Read More

SFF Had Best Come Clean On Iceland

In a recent visit to Iceland by the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation Brexit Group to familiarize themselves with Icelandic fisheries management Bertie Armstrong CEO of the SFF In an Icelandic newspaper said “We are very fond of what we have seen … Read More

SUMMARY OF STAKEHOLDERS MEETING

SUMMARY OF STAKEHOLDERS MEETING 12th OCT. 17’ AND ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON FFLs PROPOSED SYSTEM OF EFFORT CONTROL At the recent stakeholders meeting there seemed to be a general concurrence by both environmental NGOs and FFL that the CFP is … Read More

Conservative Conference Condensed

Three members of Fishing for Leave spent and insightful and illuminating few days at the Conservative Party Conference. It was excellent to have a full house at the FFL fringe event and a big thank you to all delegates and … Read More