Fish licence furore

Published on March 21, 2016 by   ·   No Comments
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Firm set up by fisheries minister Tony Baldry criticised by United Nations Security Council for deal that allows foreign fishing vessels into waters off Somaliland.

Ex-Tory MP accused by UN of encouraging pirates back to sea

By , Chief foreign correspondent

A former Government minister has been accused of tempting Somali pirates back into action after setting up a firm that gives foreign fishing vessels licences to operate off their coastline.

Sir Tony Baldry’s company has been criticised in a report by the United Nations Security Council over a deal with local officials that allows him to sell licences on their behalf in return for a 60 per cent cut.

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Source: telegraph.co.uk

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