Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Thursday, 14 January 2021

Listen to the HoC's committee's oral evidence session: Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit

Somewhere in this discussion, the subject of Christmas Nativity crops up.



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

The first panel involved 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 

Lisa McGuinness - Head at Marine Scotland Compliance

Phil Haslam Director of Operations at Marine Management Organisation 


At 11.00amInquiry Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit 

Victoria Prentis MP Conservative 

Neil Hornby Director of Marine and Fisheries at Defra 

Phil Haslam 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.