"In truth however, it is not Europe but successive UK governments which have added to the industry’s problems.

It is a little-known secret but one of the reasons why foreign fishermen have the right to exploit UK waters is because UK law allows fishermen to sell their quota rights to the highest bidder. It is the only EU member state that permits this.

As a result, a large share of quotas...

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