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Fishing industry welcomes EU quota decision

Fishing industry representatives have welcomed the outcome of talks in Brussels on EU fish conservation measures.

The agreement, reached after three days of talks, allows for catch levels to increase for some white fish stocks off the west of Scotland, the English Channel and Irish Sea.

The fishing industry had faced the threat of further automatic cuts as part of the EU's Cod Plan.

Matthew Price reports.

  • 20 Dec 2012
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