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26th Aug 2016

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MEPs end support for building of new fishing boats

The European Parliament voted Wednesday on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund allocating nearly €1bn in annual fisheries subsidies up to 2020. The MEPs agreed to double investment in data collection and control aimed at fighting illegal fishing while rejecting subsidies for the building of new boats.

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