Royal Navy warships should intervene to help British fishermen in the “scallop wars”, a Tory MP has said.
British and French fishermen have failed to finalise a deal to end the scallop wars in the English Channel.
British and French fisherman have celebrated progress made in negotiations to end the scallop wars in the English Channel.
Securing a new agreement to end the scallop wars in the English Channel would be “the right outcome”, Fisheries Minister George Eustice said.
Talks were expected to resume today after two north-east vessels were caught up in violent clashes in the English Channel.
French fishermen hurled flares and rocks at a north-east trawler as a bitter dispute over shellfish turned violent.