Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Best way to safeguard fishing industry: take control out of the hands of...
We all know by now the problem with overfishingg, depleting stocks and discards.
It has become a recently widely reported scandal the effect EU Common Fisheries Policy has on our waters.
I was staggered therefore to learn a while ago that the European Commission has taken upon themselves to go above the law and determine fisheries management without even consulting Parliament.
The only two bodies of water where fish stocks are being rejuvenated and an economically viable industry is being reconstructed are those controlled by Norway and Iceland. Yes, non-EU member states.