This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Oban Times & Lochaber Times > 22nd June 2017 > Fishermen’s leader backs exit from EU policy

Fishermen’s leader backs exit from EU policy

SCOTTISH Fishermen’s Federation chief executive Bertie Armstrong has insisted exiting the Common Fisheries Policy is the only way forward for the industry.

In a message to politicians, he said fishermen would not agree to anything which takes them back into a system that deprives them of 60 per cent of the catch.

He said: ‘It’s been a while since fishing mattered so much. That’s because we are coming out of the EU and while most people are aware Brexit is a big deal for fishing, they are perhaps not sure why.

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Oban Times & Lochaber Times - 22nd June 2017
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 22nd June 2017
Or 99 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Or 3299 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Or 1799 points

View Issues

About The Oban Times & Lochaber Times

Oban: Tenants told flats are fire safe Oban and District Classic Vehicle Club Fort William: Red tape ends fireworks display Ardnamurchan Mod hits the high notes

Other Articles in this Issue