Defra ‘Fisheries Minister George Eustice announced yesterday that EU vessels will no longer be able to carry out electric pulse fishing in UK waters after Brexit. Meanwhile Europeans reach a complex deal that sees the Dutch pulse fishing fleet reduced. Pulse trawling is a controversial fishing method that uses electrical signals to drive flat fish, such as […]

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Brexit Paper 28: Environmental Law & Regulation ‘Enforcement of the ‘level playing field’ after UK withdrawal from the EU: The loss of the EU Commission as regulator in environmental law and other areas A critical issue in the negotiations over a future relationship between the UK and the EU after any transition/implementation period will be […]

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EFRA ‘The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s Scrutiny of the Fisheries Bill report calls on the Government to utilise the opportunities presented by the Bill to evaluate and address the concerns raised about the Common Fisheries Policy. Read the conclusions and recommendations Read the summary Read the full report: Beyond the Common Fisheries Policy: […]

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