ShareThis

Eilidh Whiteford, MP for Banff & Buchan

THIS WEBSITE HAS BEEN REPLACED
FOR CURRENT WEBSITE NOW CLICK ON:

http://www.eilidhwhiteford.info

Fishing Funds for Scotland Can Go Elsewhere Says New Tory

Saturday, 31 May 2014


TORY MEP CLAIMS SCOTLAND'S FISHING COMMUNITIES NOT 'STRUGGLING'

New Scottish Tory MEP Ian Duncan has been widely criticised following his claims that Scotland's Fishing industry should not receive vital European funding - even though Scotland accounts for over 80% of all fish landings - but only receives 40% of the UK share of the European Fisheries Fund. Mr Duncan said - 'The funds should go to those places which are struggling - the Scottish industry is not struggling.'


Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP for Banff and Buchan commented:

"This is a quite extraordinary claim. Not content with negotiating a poor deal in Europe the Tories' new MEP now wants other countries to get the funds which should come to Scotland. Mr Duncan says Scottish fishing communities are not struggling - which suggests incredible complacency. Only a Yes vote in September will ensure that Scotland's fishing communities get a fairer deal."

Your Name:
(required)
Your Email:
(required)
Your Telephone:
(required)
Your Address:
(required)
Your Message to
Eilidh Whiteford MP:

  © Blogger templates Newspaper by Ourblogtemplates.com 2008

Back to TOP