Hudghton (Greens/EFA) - The excessively complex rules which fishermen are expected to comply with, have become more and more burdensome to the industry, as well as enforcement agencies, as the Common Fisheries Policy has evolved. In one instance recently, a Scottish boat was wrongly accused of using illegal fishing gear because the enforcement agency wrongly interpreted current rules. I supported Mr Casaca's Report because in theory, the use of new technology has the potential to ease some of the burden of paperwork but the best course of action for Scotland would be to scrap the CFP and return fisheries management to local control.

Twitter YouTube Join the SNP
 

Twitter Latest

hudghtonmepSNP RT @PeterGrantMP: In house of commons chamber for emergency debate on govt’s shameful action in not letting parliament vote tonight on Brex…
hudghtonmepSNP RT @theSNP: 📢 @NicolaSturgeon: "Enough is enough. The Tories have tried to deliver Brexit and have failed – it is time to replace Tory chao…
hudghtonmepSNP RT @EUlondonrep: "There is no room whatsoever for renegotiation but of course, if used intelligently, there is enough room to give further…

Get in touch

Joomla forms builder by JoomlaShine