UK govt urged to cut salmon exports red tape

Tavish Scott

UK ministers are being urged to cut red tape with an electronic seafood export system as Brexit paperwork costs salmon farmers £3 million a year

The UK urgently needs an electronic system to verify seafood exports, says the boss of trade body, Salmon Scotland.

Chief executive, Tavish Scott, made the comments at the Norway-UK seafood summit held in London on 27 February, as fisheries minister Mark Spencer hailed similar measures already in place in Norway.

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