Anglers, here is where your taxes go . . . .

I wonder how many RSA (Recreational Sea Anglers) are aware that across Europe, the fisheries sector systematically milks EU tax payers to the tune of an astonishing 1 + billion euros annually. Those of us who live close to commercial fishing ports have witnessed a constant stream

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Vote on European Subsidies

Fishing the Old-Fashioned Way: A vote by the European Parliament this week could determine whether subsidies continue to support big-fleet fishing or help steer the industry toward a more sustainable future. . . . the Union’s executive arm, the European Commission, has acknowledged that the subsidies, worth

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Fish Fight – Fish Subsidy Vote looming . . .

Having agreed major reforms to the EU Common Fisheries Policy, MEPs vote next week on the budget to support it – the European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF), which provides for about €6 billion for the period up to 2020. Writes Chris Davies the Liberal Democrat Environment

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First modernised, then scrapped . . .

Take a look at: FISHSUBSIDY.ORG and watch the cute video of seagulls discussing the EU CFP. This site is full of interesting information BUT: Detailed information on subsidies since 2007 is no longer available in the public domain from either Brussels or National Administrations. So details on PUBLIC funds

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