Peter Aldous calls for better deal for under-10 fishing fleet after Brexit

13th October 2016
Peter Aldous calls on the Government to use Brexit negotiations as an opportunity to secure a better deal for the UK’s under-10 inshore fishing fleet.
 

 

Marine habitats will also be protected by the promotion of sustainable fishing, as practised by the UK inshore fleet and boats that fish out of Lowestoft. Will my right hon. Friend assure the House that she will use the opportunity presented by Brexit to secure a better deal for under-10 metre boats?

My hon. Friend may be aware that we have already moved some quota to the under-10 metre boats, and it is absolutely our intention, as we leave the EU, to seek a good deal for every part of our great British food, farming and fishing sector. Our fishermen do a fabulous job; we absolutely support them and are totally focused on what we can do to create a better, more sustainable fishing industry.

 

 

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