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Falklands fishing license fees frozen for 2017; possible tax policy review

Friday, November 4th 2016 - 10:40 UTC
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The Falkland Islands has decided to hold fee levels across all fishing licenses for 2017 as part of a long term policy focus and in view of certain circumstances emerging from the volatility of annual catches. The Executive Council (ExCo) agreed on the decision by a majority at its last meeting extensive to all license types, including Illex, the Islands main catch. Read full article

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  • Jo Bloggs

    Looking like Billy Bob Thornton in that photo John.

    Sounds like another wise decision by our MLAs. It wasn't inline with Johns Recs in all regards but I can understand their rationale.

    Queue Marcos Mike's 10+ year old links to his own discredited articles about overfishing, oil chiefs running FC and guns under his bed.

    Nov 04th, 2016 - 11:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brit Bob

    But isn't the fishing taking place in Argentinean waters?

    Chuckle chuckle:

    https://www.academia.edu/10574593/Falklands_Islands_Territorial_Waters

    Nov 04th, 2016 - 11:56 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Jo Bloggs

    Brit Bob,

    Oh of course it is. I forgot to mention that. ...and what is it they say about our oil? Oh that's right, that's theirs also. ...oh and to lessen the impact when they realise they'll never win that argument: “there is no oil in commercial quantities in those waters around the islands.”

    Chuckle chuckle.

    Well anyway, Penguin News has been out long enough now that even Mercopress will have picked up on the issue that's getting everyone excited at the moment down here. It'll give the Malvinistas deadbeats something to play with over the weekend.

    Nov 04th, 2016 - 06:22 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Voice

    Joe Bloggs

    Cue....

    Nov 05th, 2016 - 02:06 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • arglands

    Yes...Falkland Islanders. Keep having high hopes on that miraculous oil...you don,t have the infrastructure for it. If there is potential companies would have bounced on it by now. But just talk and every Islander expects to get a windfall soon...best of luck.
    Children here that use ,chuckle chuckle,....nostril and turnip.....grow up
    Skip...if you really an Aussie spend your time on you Uni work instead of sproutink crap on this ridiculous forum.
    Over and out.

    Nov 05th, 2016 - 04:24 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Jo Bloggs

    Think/ Voice
    Thanks, my bad.

    Nov 05th, 2016 - 10:23 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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