The report, entitled A New Deal for British Ports, sets out a detailed post-Brexit strategy for an industry which has been a focal point of the debate.
Among the concerns raised are the fact that currently, just 36 percent of the fish in UK waters is caught by UK boats, with £260 millon of the quota landed it in 2017.
In addition, £850 million worth of fish was caught by foreign boats in UK waters in 2016.
The BPA argues the extra quota should be landed in the UK – irrespective of whether it is caught by UK or foreign vessels – where it could create 60,000 jobs. . . . .
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