Why Does The Eu Want Access To Uk Fishing Waters. European politicians had recently suggested that EU access to Britain's lucrative fishing waters could be linked to a trade deal, specifically to continued On Friday, the day the UK left the EU, Brexit minister Michael Gove has said that Britain will not trade access to her fishing waters in exchange. What people forget is that British ships also fish in EU waters.
How much will it cost the UK to prevent poaching? Britain's fight with Europe over fish obviously didn't start with the EU or the Common Fisheries Policy. EU sources said western coastal states with a strong fishing interest wanted Barnier's text to be clearer that the EU would seek to maintain the same access to.
As a general rule, fishing vessels registered in the EU fishing fleet register have equal access to all the EU waters and resources that are managed under the CFP.
Fishing regions around the UK voted heavily in favour of leaving the EU during the referendum campaign.
For centuries, access to the rich fishing waters off the British coast has. EUROPEAN member countries request continued access for EU vessels to UK fishing waters is part of a EUROPEAN countries are demanding Theresa May grants their fishing boats access to our Member states have said they do not want to give Britain a tariff-free customs deal unless they get. "The EU's position that access to our waters after the end of year should be the same as now is clearly not realistic," David Frost, the UK's chief The UK's draft fisheries agreement said: "Each party may take such measures in conformity with international law as may be necessary to ensure compliance. Access to Britain's fishing waters is not up for renegotiation in any talks with the European Union May has said she wants to reopen negotiations on Britain's Withdrawal Agreement with the EU When asked by a lawmaker in parliament whether she would fight any attempts by EU members to.