Migrant labour abuses in UK fishing investigated

The UK fishing industry is set for a sustianable year

The SEA Alliance has begun investigations into allegations made about migrant labour abuses in the UK fishing industry

The alliance says it will ‘robustly’ investigate allegations made by the Financial Times about the mistreatment of migrant crew in the UK.

In an article published in June 2023, the paper alleged that a four-strong Filipino crew on board a trawler working out of Kilkeel in Northern Ireland had their lives put in danger, were exploited for labour and threatened with deportation.

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