Monday, 23 April 2018

Fishing in Transition - Meeting at Fishmonger's Hall today.

Fishmongers Hall is playing host to a meeting where the interests of the UK fishing industry are being discussed in great detail with regard to Brexit and the Transition Period.

Last week when interviewed on the R4 Today programme Michael Gove said;"One of the reasons why I want us, wanted us to leave the European Union, one of the reasons whey when we leave the when we leave the European Union we will be in a stronger position to help coastal communities is that we'll be outside the Common Fisheries Policy and there fore will have more quota allocated..."

The meeting today explored the likely consequences of an extended Transition and the role the other EU member states might play in the negotiations.