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Pie and Mash shops across the capital can breathe a sigh of relief as a damaging EU-wide ban on eel fishing was blocked in the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee today.

British Conservative members of the committee opposed an outright ban put forward by Swedish Green MEP Isabella Lövin. Struan Stevenson MEP said that “Imposing an […]

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In today’s crucial vote on the reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), London’s Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis voted for the package of measures which will put an end to the practice of dumping fish in the sea if fishermen catch more than their quota.

Mrs. Yannakoudakis also voted against the European […]

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