Supporting the Fishing and Oyster Industries

Insidious EU fisheries quotas have squeezed the life out of British fishing and this has been compounded by illogical rules regarding discards.

Locally, the fishing industry is a significant part of the economic and cultural heritage of Essex and the local fleets have been doing their best to keep operating despite these crippling and unfair policies imposed by EU Officials. Bernard is campaigning for further reforms to the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy to help safeguard the future of these essential industries.