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Scottish fishermen want full control of fishing grounds after Brexit

Thursday, March 8th 2018 - 09:17 UTC
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Scottish fishermen have hit out at the EU after the body's guidelines for the next phase of Brexit talks called for continued access to fishing grounds. The EU's draft guidelines for the forthcoming talks aim for “existing” access to waters to be maintained. But Scottish fishing groups call this “arrogant, absurd and nonsensical”. Read full article

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  • DemonTree

    The EU says a trade deal cannot be the same as being in the single market; well, a trade deal doesn't involve access to fishing grounds either. Even being in the single market doesn't require it, Norway and Iceland are not included in the common fisheries policy. The EU is being unreasonable about this.

    Mar 08th, 2018 - 05:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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