Scotland’s two largest fishing associations are urging the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to investigate and charge skippers who put lives in danger at sea.
Scottish Rural Economy Secretary, Fergus Ewing has called on the UK government to give clarity to Scottish Fishing Industry on the future funding.
Scottish Rural Economy Secretary, Fergus Ewing is coming under pressure as it has been revealed that he had twenty-five unrecorded meetings with the fish farming industry.
A total of 128 Scottish fish processors have benefitted from support through the Scottish Government’s Seafood Resilience Fund.
Scottish fisheries leaders today re-iterated the industry’s demands as the fourth round of EU-UK Future Relationship Negotiations between the two blocs resumes today.
The Scottish Government has announced a new initiative whereby Scottish inshore fishing could benefit from up to £2m in additional quota.