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Crews left fishing fleet due to lack of money, says MFPO

Hopes new funding will bring some back

The head of the Manx Fish Producers' Organisation says crews left the Island's fishing fleet over the summer, as there wasn't enough money to pay them.

It's after markets were devastated by the global pandemic, with fishermen struggling to sell produce at competitive prices.

David Beard hopes a new round of government support will help the industry bring some workers back, with £250,000 provided for the sector: 

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