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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit

EU Environment Sub-Committee
Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Start times: 9.30am (private) 10.00am (public)


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Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit Evidence Session

The EU Environment Sub-Committee will be discussing the fishing aspects of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement with  fishing Minister Victoria Prentis and other Government officials.

The first panel involves representatives from the fishing regulators for Scotland and England: Marine Scotland, and the Marine Management Organisation. The second panel involves fishing Minister Victoria Prentis MP and supporting officials.

Meeting details

At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit
Head at Marine Scotland Compliance
Director of Operations at Marine Management Organisation
At 11.00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit
Conservative
Director of Marine and Fisheries at Defra
Director of Operations at Marine Management Organisation

Areas of discussion:

The Committee will ask the first panel about:

  • The preparedness of the marine regulators to monitor fishing activity and enforce the new rules in UK waters now that the UK is an independent coastal state

The Committee will ask the second panel about:

  • The outcome of the recent negotiations with the EU
  • What the outcome means for the fishing industry

Further Information:

Location

Virtual meeting (webcast)