EU should relax fishing restrictions for small boats – Cope

first_img By News Highland – September 24, 2010 EU should relax fishing restrictions for small boats – Cope Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Google+ Newsx Adverts Google+ 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Previous articleGarda investigation continues as inquest finds Shaun Duffy was unlawfully killedNext articleFamily calls on anyone with information on Shaun Duffy’s killing to come forward News Highland Facebook Twitter Twittercenter_img WhatsApp FIshermen could be putting themselves in danger because of the economic situation.That’s according to North West MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher, who is calling on the European Commission to pay greater heed to the needs of fishermen living on Islands and in remote parts of the country. He’s suggesting the EU create regional blocks which could avail of certain exceptions to general EU policies. He’s particularly anxious to have restrictions on smaller-sized fishing vessels eased off the Donegal and North West.Mr Gallagher says at present, small scale fishing is banned in North West waters, but allowed elsewhere, and that’s forcing some skippers to take risks………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/cope1.mp3[/podcast] Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebooklast_img

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