UK signs historic fishing deal with EU and Norway for North Sea – £184m Brexit bonanza

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It’s the first time the negotiations have been conducted with the UK as an independent coastal state.

In the past, the EU has always carried out such negotiations on the UK’s behalf.

Reacting to the news, Fisheries minister Victoria Prentis said: “Today we successfully concluded the first trilateral fisheries negotiations between the UK, EU and Norway.

“As an independent coastal state we are committed to managing our fisheries sustainably, to the benefit of the fishing industry across the UK and our marine environment, now and in the years to come.”

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