Minister Creed must consult with fishermen before controversial fisheries laws are passed- Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn

Speaking after participating in a cross party Oireachtas delegation which today met the Minister for Fisheries Michael Creed about the recent arrests of fishing vessels from the North and the serious concerns around proposed new fishing laws, Donegal Sinn Féin Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn has called on the Minister to “delay bringing forward legislation – the Sea Fisheries Amendment Bill 2017 until the Minister has consulted with the fishing industry – North and South.

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