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Fisheries Shake-Up Planned

MEPs will vote today in what is expected to be the biggest shake-up in the history of the EU's fisheries policy.

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MEPs to vote on biggest shake-up of fisheries policy

Members of the European Parliament, will vote on what is expected to be the biggest shake-up in the history of the EU's fisheries policy.

If the rewriting of the controversial Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) gets the go-ahead, it could end the practice of "discards" - throwing dead fish back into the sea - because of strict CFP rules on the size of landed catches.

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