Scotland’s FM urged to support fishing sector

Fisherman mending a net

Collapse of the power-sharing agreement is an opportunity to highlight the industry’s importance, says SFF

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation is calling on new First Minister, John Swinney, to ‘right the wrongs’ of the Bute House Agreement and commit to supporting the country’s fishing industry.

Now that power-sharing between the SNP and the Scottish Greens has ended, SFF chief executive, Elspeth Macdonald, sees on opportunity to reposition the fishing industry as a ‘climate-smart’ sector.

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