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Environmental Pillar criticises Jim Higgins MEP’s support for overfishing

Cormac Mulvihill News, Press Releases

Dublin – 9th May 2011. The Environmental Pillar of social partnership has criticised Fine Gael MEP Jim Higgins’ support for increasing fishing industry subsidies. Higgins is supporting European People’s Party members in calling for the Commission to double the financial assistance paid towards fuel costs for the fishing industry, because of rising oil prices.  But new research by Smart Taxes, …

Cormac MulvihillEnvironmental Pillar criticises Jim Higgins MEP’s support for overfishing