Delight over Coronia rescue

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CAN I say how delighted I am that our MP has purchased the Coronia, saving it for the town.

He will now quickly realise that a boat is a hole in the water that you pour money into.

How much worse would it be for him if his 100+ capacity passenger boat was only able to carry 15 passengers but still had the same expenses.

That is the equivalent of the fish quotas our few remaining vessels are permitted to catch, compared with the allowances of 20 years ago.

Yet, as has been seen in the recent Channel 4 TV fish series, we are being forced to dump back large quantities of dead fish, the difference between success and failure.

Mr Goodwill, speak up for fishermen where it matters before it’s too late.

Better still you could buy our boats too!

Fred Normandale