Fishermen able to claim compensation in event of no deal Brexit


A Donegal Deputy has welcomed confirmation that fishing crew can claim compensation for loss of earnings in the event of no deal Brexit.

At this week’s Committee for Agriculture, Food and the Marine confirmation was given that crew fishermen as well as boat owners and skippers will be able to access compensation for loss of earnings from the European Maritime Fisheries Fund.

However, Deputy Pringle has hit out that factory workers within the industry will not be afforded the same treatment: