Texts previously only shared by the UK negotiators with the EU counterparts are now available on line Click here. They include a draft free-trade agreement, draft fisheries plan, draft energy deal, and draft law enforcement and judicial cooperation proposal. The fisheries framework is mostly a series of headings covering key issues such as annual negotiations […]

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Risks to North Sea Fish Stocks and Wildlife if Post-Brexit Fishery Negotiations Fail to Reach Agreement on Quotas and Access to UK Waters: Extended Technical Report Heath, Michael R. and Cook, Robin M. (2020) “Taking back control of fisheries” became one of the totemic issues uniting supporters of the campaign to leave the EU. Having left, the issue […]

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As we move into the trade talks about the future relationship between the UK and the EU, no surprise that fisheries is up there amongst the ‘difficult issues’. For a summary of the current positions Click here The UK view is that fisheries should be one of a series of mini-deals with different arrangements for […]

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