Wednesday, December 20, 2006

What's that got to do with the price of fish..?

Top-level EU fisheries talks are taking place in Brussels today. Fisheries Minister Ben Bradshaw is hoping to overturn reduced quotas including a 25 per cent cut in the number of North Sea herring which can be landed.

The move would see the price of many pikers' staple deadbait rocket if he doesn't succeed.