Heather Hamilton, Lawyer, Biodiversity for ClientEarth, explains why she thinks British fishermen are better off inside the EU. Read in Full »
We ran a special blog in the lead up to the EU Referendum providing a platform for both sides of the debate to explain the merits of their case.
The NFFO will not take a position on the UK’s referendum on whether or not to leave the European Union. It will, however, provide a platform to both sides to explain the merits of their case. We hope through this to shed a light on the specific issues affecting fishing and assist those voting to do so from the best vantage point of understanding the issues involved.
Cornish fisherman Dave Stevens explains why he thinks the British Fishing Industry is better off out of the EU Read in Full »
Elizabeth Truss, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and MP for South West Norfolk, explains why she believes British fishermen are better off inside the EU. Read in Full »
Defra puts forward its facts and figures on why the UK in the EU is better for fish and seafood. Read in Full »
Malcolm Bouchier, concerned citizen, makes the case for Brexit Read in Full »
Richard Benyon, MP for Newbury and the former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Fisheries, explains why he believes the British fishing industry is better off in the EU. N.B. This article was originally written for a general, non-fisheries specific, audience. Read in Full »
Niels Wichmann, CEO of the Danish Fishermen’s PO and Chairman of the North Sea Advisory Council offers his thoughts on Brexit Read in Full »
Fisherman and boat owner Andrew Wilson tells us what we could expect to happen following a vote to leave the European Union. Read in Full »
UKIP South East MEP & Fisheries Spokesman Ray Finch tells us why he believes Britain should leave the European Union. Read in Full »
Sheryll Murray, MP for South East Cornwall and chair of the fisheries All-Party Parliamentary Group, explains why fishing has in part made her decision to vote Leave in the EU-referendum. Read in Full »
Griffin Carpenter and Bryce Stewart assess what an exit vote in the EU referendum would mean for the UK's fishing industry. Read in Full »