Extend Brexit scheme, urge EU fishers


Fishers from around the European Union are calling for an extension to the compensation scheme put in place after the UK left the EU

By the end of the year member states must have allocated all funds in their Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) schemes to fishers and related industries who have been in financial turmoil as a result of Brexit.

However, according to the European Association of Fish Producers Organisations, red tape is impeding approval of BAR payouts, meaning funds meant for the fishing community will end up back in Brussels

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