FFL Brexit Presentation at Aberdeen Expo

FFL will hold a Brexit Presentation at the Aberdeen Expo show on Friday between 3 and 5 pm.  FFL invite everyone attending the show to this presentation and Q&A in the Balmoral Suite, next to the main entrance. This presentation … Read More

Fisheries Minister shadowboxing with FFL

Fishing for Leaves analysis of Conservative manifesto elicited an immediate and strong response from Fisheries Minister George Eustice. He, said that it was wrong to suggest the manifesto committed to sovereign control of waters just 12 miles out to sea, saying: … Read More

Conservative Manifesto – PM May Fail on Fishing

FFL are incredulous over 4 specific words in the Conservative manifesto which indicate the government will only take back a tiny slice of UK water out to 12 miles! Analysis and scrutiny of every word is key in any legal … Read More

FFL Interview in Le Monde

*A majority of British fishermen seem to be highly derogatory towards the European institutions. Most of them would have voted for Brexit. How do you explain that? Does this detestation  seem a legitimate greviance? The resentment is not only against … Read More

Conservatives and SNP Face Off Over Fishing

Yesterday a war of words erupted between Scots Conservative leader and the SNP when Miss Davidson visited Peterhead harbour. A leaked letter from the SFF was seized upon by the SNP, who suggested that the Secretary of State for DEFRA … Read More

Fisheries Minister and MP Cancel Newlyn Meeting

We are unhappy to announce that fisheries minister George Eustice and local MP Derek Thomas have pulled out of the meeting with local fishermen in Newlyn that had been organised by FFL. Therefore, regrettably, the meeting which was scheduled for … Read More

Experience of Faroes

A booklet on Faroes Fisheries Management by Eivind Jacobsen and Jon Kristianson is available to download by clicking the link – http://ffl.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Days-at-Sea-Faroe-book-for-Brexit.pdf This booklet details the reasons and methods as to why the Faroe Islands uses Effort Control through a … Read More

Conservatives Must Exorcise the Surrender of British Fishing

Fishing for Leave hope the government will show electoral resolve on repatriating Britain’s fishing waters and resources that were so shamefully surrendered by Edward Heath as “expendable” in the rush to join the EEC. The government’s continued failure to rescind … Read More

Danes Threaten Hague Cod War.

Fishing for Leave blasts the Danish Governments assertions that they have historic rights to fish UK waters after Britain leave the disastrous EU Common Fisheries Policy. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/apr/18/denmark-to-contest-uk-efforts-to-take-back-control-of-fisheries We have reiterated to government on numerous occasions that there is no legal … Read More

Is Election the Start of a Back Track on Brexit?

FFL has a high level of Suspicion and Dismay at the Announcement of a General Election After 40years of sell outs and suffering for the industry we worry that something suspicious is going on regards Brexit within the establishment. To … Read More