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The SW England Fishing Safety Forum exists to bring fishing stakeholders together to address safety issues and discuss other issues relevant to the catching sector in the SW. 

There is an open invitation to all SW commercial fishermen to attend meetings and submit ideas. If you want to submit an idea to the group then please contact us on 07518 308668 or 07876 035738.

Covid-19 Support

The MCA have produced a single document that lists all the help available to commercial fishermen, it can be found here.

The MCA have also relaxed the rules on basic safety training for new and recent entrants to the commercial fishing industry, this can be found here.

The MMO have produced guidance on how to go about selling your catch direct to the public, this can be found here.

To receive up-to-date information about decisions and news stories that affect you, sign up to the free newsletter from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fisheries. Simply click the image below.

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Rules on access of EU fishing vessels to UK waters

Survey to shape future of eco fishing gear

Boris fact-checked on banning Electric Trawling and Hoover Trawlers

MMO issue over 2200 fishing vessel licences following UK and EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement

UK government announces provisional catch limits will be set shortly

Guidance to support commercial fishermen, merchants and exporters following the UK/EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement.