Hudghton (Greens/EFA) - Mr President, the SNP Members here, Neil MacCormick and myself, have taken a constructive approach to the issue of Common Fisheries Policy reform because we agree that there is dire need for Common Fisheries Policy reform. For that reason, we voted today in favour of improving Mr Jové Peres's text in various ways. Nevertheless, in the end we voted against the overall package because we do not believe that it goes far enough in strengthening guarantees on relative stability, for example, on continuing access restrictions to certain waters and on enforcement issues. Scotland's fishing communities will be demanding that a new Common Fisheries Policy actually does what it is supposed to do, namely that it actually addresses the real management issues in a way which will be effective in terms of conservation and sustainability.

Twitter YouTube Join the SNP
 

Twitter Latest

hudghtonmepSNP RT @AlynSmithMEP: TeamSNP at our posts, votes getting underway in Brussels before back home for #GE17 #VoteSNP campaigning. https://t.co/Jm
hudghtonmepSNP RT @AngusRobertson: Two biggest food and drink exports from UK are Scottish, underlining importance of Single European Market. #VoteSNP ht…
hudghtonmepSNP RT @la_lams: This @theSNP manifesto has fairness, opportunity and democracy at its heart. Read it here 👉 https://t.co/VTdktPDkTp 📒 #VoteSNP

Get in touch

Joomla forms builder by JoomlaShine