BRITAIN and the EU have signed a new deal following the first annual fisheries negotiations since Britain took back control of its waters.
What was said:
- Britain and EU have agreed new catch limits for 70 shared fish stocks worth approximately £333m.
Environment Secretary George Eustice said:
- “As we move forward as an independent coastal State, we have been steadfast in representing the interests of our industry and seeking to manage our fisheries more sustainably.
- “This agreement provides certainty to our fishing industry and we now have a stable platform in place for managing our fisheries this year and in future years.”
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