Victory for small-scale fishermen

The High Court ruling prevents big business from claiming ownership of fish stocks. Credit: David Sandison /Greenpeace

The High Court has backed the UK government''s decision to redistribute some of the unused fishing allowances held by big fishing firms to small inshore fishing boats.

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