Call to preserve sea control

Mec Vannin urge firmness on scallop issue

The chairman of Mec Vannin says government must hold its ground over proposed changes to king scallop fishing licenses.

DEFA plans to make it a requirement that boats fishing in Manx seas report back to a Manx port at the end of each day of activity in order to carry out stock checks.

However, it was announced on Friday these changes have been delayed after concerns from the Scottish Government.

Mark Kermode worries Minister Geoffrey Boot is 'back-pedaling' under international pressure:

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