Today (Monday 3 July), the BBC reported there have been unprecedented fish deaths in rivers due to record hot temperatures in June. The piece highlights that the Environment Agency has received more reports of dead fish than the same time …
On Saturday 7th May, the UK government announced a £1m seafood export package to promote UK seafood in new and existing markets overseas. The package received coverage in Western Morning News and Fish Focus as well as international outlets, The …
On Tuesday 28th September 2021, the UK government announced the outcome of EU fishing licence applications. This gained broad coverage across national and trade titles, including a front page splash in the Telegraph. Coverage included outlets such as The Times, …
In today’s blog we look at media coverage of the launch of the Science and Innovation pillar of the Government’s UK Seafood Fund.
In today’s blog, we look at reaching an agreement on catch levels for 2021 with the EU.
In today's blog we look at media coverage of an agreement being reached on fisheries arrangements for 2021.
The UK government is committed to protecting the marine environment, domestically and internationally. This ambition for healthy seas is set out in our 25 year Environment Plan.
There has been media coverage today regarding the EU’s change in approach to the import of live bivalve molluscs (LBMs). The coverage follows comments on this issue by the Environment Secretary to an evidence session of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.
The Government took action to end the practice of pulse trawling by EU and English-registered vessels in February 2019 which took effect at the end of the transition period.
The Scottish government and the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation have raised concerns over the UK-EU agreement.