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.
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