Seafood: Trade Agreements

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 20th February 2019.

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Photo of Martin Vickers Martin Vickers Conservative, Cleethorpes

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what plans he has to ensure that future trade agreements with (a) Greenland, (b) Iceland, (c) Norway and (d) the Faroe Islands provide (i) those countries with market access for seafood products to the UK and (ii) the UK fleet with continued access to the waters of those countries.

Photo of George Hollingbery George Hollingbery Minister of State (International Trade)

The Government is seeking to ensure continuity of the UK’s trade relationships including trade in fisheries products with a number of third countries as shown by the recently agreed Faroe Islands agreement.

International fisheries agreements are the responsibility of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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