“With an annual value of £944 million, seafood accounts for 58% of Scotland’s total food exports. Seafood is highly perishable and therefore dependent on the sort of swift and reliable transport connections which would be damaged by a disorderly UK exit from the EU.”
“After Brexit UK registered vessels will no longer have an automatic right to land fish in any EU port”
“it is necessary to address the unique circumstances on the island of Ireland through a unique solution”
This will be a significant factor in the Brexit negotiations.
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation has insisted that the sustainable harvesting of fish stocks will remain a key priority
Note: this is not the CFP – it pre dates the EU.
“It seems that the much-hated common fisheries policy could be the only EU policy to survive the Tories’ hard Brexit.”