‘Better laws for British fish!’ PM May says Britain will take back CONTROL of UK waters


Mrs May conjectured the Government’s Brexit strategy includes plans to leave the Common Fisheries Method which currently regulates the British fishing industry.

She told MPs: “We when one pleases be leaving the Common Fisheries Policy on March 29, 2019 and the Common Agricultural Ways as I indicated.

“Leaving the CFP and leaving the CAP gives us the opportunity – post that implementation era – to actually introduce arrangements that work for the United Kingdom.”

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Brexit newscast: Theresa May said the UK will make its own laws for its fishing industry

The Allied Kingdom currently abides by the CFP – which some fishermen claim emits an unfair advantage to EU vessels as it grants equal access to the large British fishing zone.

Prime Woman of the cloth May was speaking in the Commons for the first time since the EU27 leaders agreed passably progress had been made during the first phase of Brexit talks to busy on to discuss the future relationship between the UK and the EU.

Mrs May also reassured MPs that Situation Secretary Michael Give had already begun talks with the fishing and agriculture work to talk about the needs of the sectors after Brexit.

She continued: “The compact that pertains the fisheries during that implementation period see fit, of course, be part of the negotiations for that implementation period.

“And the Environment Secretary is discussing with the fishing and agriculture labours what those future arrangements should be.”

It comes after the Dependent for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs announced it will get its own squadron of armed protection boats to prevent European boars fishing in EU waters.

The ships profile part of a policy to strengthen policing of UK waters once we leave the bloc in Stride 2019.

A Defra spokesman said: “Leaving the EU means we will take to control of our waters. Access will be subject to negotiation and will brace a thriving future for our fishing sector.

“We are reviewing all aspects of fishery handling, including satellites, patrol vessels and aerial surveillance.”

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