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Wednesday, 13 March 2019 14:03

Millionaires muscle out the small in fishing rights

An investigation by Greenpeace's Unearthed team has revealed that two-thirds of UK fishing quota is controlled by just 25 businesses – and it was expected to stay that way after Brexit.

But there are now calls by some politicians to change this unfairness and give more rights to smaller vessels who are usually more environmentally friendly, instead of to the tiny minority of wealthy families who control huge swathes of fishing rights.