Europêche welcomes plan for full-time fisheries commissioner

Ursula von der Leyen

Fishing industry body welcomes proposal and urges a balance between biodiversity conservation, the sustainable use of natural resources and food security

Ahead of the approaching European elections, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has announced her commitment to appointing a full-time EU Fisheries Commissioner for her second term, with the role focusing on ensuring future generations can make a good living out the profession.

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