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Tuna wars - Alice Louise ordered back to port

Title
Tuna wars - Alice Louise ordered back to port
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
10 Aug 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:02:49
Description
Malcolm Brown reports on the latest in the tuna wars – a dispute between the UK and Spanish governments over fishing rights and the types of nets used. The Alice Louise, a Newlyn-based Cornish trawler has been cleared of using over-long nets by European inspectors but ordered back to port by the Ministry of Agriculture. Includes interviews with Elizabeth Stevenson, Secretary of the Cornish Fisherman’s Association; shadow Agriculture Minister Gavin Strang; Alison Roth, Greenpeace.
Contributors
Gavin Strang; Malcolm Brown; Elizabeth Stevenson; Alison Roth
Keywords
UK; Great Britain; Spain; Fishing rights; Fishing industry; Cornwall; Greenpeace; Ships; EU; Trawlers (vessels); Alice Louise; Newlyn; MAFF; Cornish Fisherman’s Association

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