Supporting fisheries sector and securing the best deal post Brexit

David continues to seek assurances from Government that we WILL take back full control of our waters from the end of 2020.

Leaving the CFP provides a huge opportunity for our fishermen, meaning more quality raw product for our seafood processing industry. For this sector to grow and expand, David continues to work with ministers to ensure global markets are found and labour can be accessed as required.


Welcome News to Scots Fishermen from DEFRA

North East fishing opportunities will be boosted by direct port investment and a marketing strategy harnessing the “power of the United Kingdom”, a local MP heard today.

Prime Minster MUST be supported in her negotiations says David

It is this Government’s policy to continue working to secure the legally binding changes to the backstop, needed to ensure it cannot be permanent. 
This should satisfy the so-called, ‘Brady Amendment’, which is supported by a majority of MPs. 

David Duguid pushes for Sector Support post-Brexit

David Duguid asked the Secretary of State for Scotland about discussions he has had with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs about ongoing commitments to support the growth of the fisheries sector after we leave the EU.

Banffshire Journal 5 Feb 2019

It has been another hectic week at Westminster as MPs continue to work towards an agreement on the terms of our departure from the EU.


I was very pleased to see majority support for a route to leaving with a deal in last Tuesday’s vote.


Buchan Observer 5 February 2019

The SNP’s ruinous taxation policies have hit businesses hard in the North East, something that has been underlined by the recent briefing by Seafish.

Prime Minister stands strong on fishing

The Prime Minister has confirmed she will stand strong in support for the British fishing industry in the future negotiations with the EU.

PM confirms Macron scaremongering

David Duguid MP asked the PM if she would confirm President Macron’s comments on access to fisheries for trade as scaremongering from the EU and that the PM would remain steadfast in not allowing access to our fishing waters being negotiated away for a future free trade deal with the EU.