Recreational Fishing Included For The First Time . . . .
. . . . As MEPs Vote For Radical CFP Reform. Angling Organisations across Europe survived a tense vote by MEPs on reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) yesterday after it became apparent that Europe’s Greens were attempting to block the inclusion of “recreational fishing opportunities” from the final resolution. In the end […]
Utter madness . . . . !
MEPS vote not to increase fish stocks The European Parliament has voted not to support the European Commission’s proposals to rebuild Europe depleted fish stocks. Right-of-centre MEPs secured a majority of five for an amendment deleting a call for fish numbers to be kept above the level necessary to produce maximum sustainable yield. Supporters of the […]