CFPO IN THE NEWS

Defra visits Newlyn

The CFPO hosted the Permanent Secretary for Defra for the first time.

5/04/24: An ecosystem approach for the perceived decline in pollack stock

The CFPO's White Paper on how an ecosystem approach could inform more intelligent management of pollack.

Setting the national security balance: food, energy & nature

13/09/22: Five reasons why boulders are not the way to manage our fisheries and the marine environment

The CFPO set the record straight and share a reality check from the Cornish fishing industry perspective.

10/08/22: Cornish fishing industry lead the way for sustainable crawfish fishery

Cornish Fish Producers' Organisation increase the minimum landing size for crawfish to protect stock for future generations.

08/07/22: Floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea

The Crown Estate has announced five areas of search for commercial-scale floating offshore wind development in the Celtic Sea and the CFPO is urging members to get involved in demonstrating the key areas of importance to the fishing industry.

17/06/22: FUEL PRICE CRISIS: A COLLECTIVE RESPONSE FROM THE FOUR SOUTH WEST FISH PRODUCER ORGANISATIONS

A letter to the Fisheries Minister, stressing the consequences for fishermen's livelihoods and the supply chain.

07/12/21: CFPO unveils new fishing apprenticeship scheme

A new fishing apprenticeship has been given the green light and prospective students looking for a career at sea will have the opportunity to start an 18-month Commercial Fishing Apprenticeship, a process which has been led by the CFPO.

05/03/21: CFPO announces statement of policies and aims for 2021 and beyond

The CFPO has responded to the 5.5 year 'adjustment period' within the Trade & Cooperation Agreement (TCA) by issuing a forwards-looking statement of policies and aims covering 2021-2026.

15/10/20: CFPO Youth Board gives fresh perspective on future of fishing

A pioneering group of young fishermen from Cornwall engage Fisheries Minister Victoria Prentis and senior Defra officials in an open conversation as they begin to help chart a new course for future fisheries policy and management.