Brexit and Northern Ireland: fisheries Contents

Contents

Summary

Introduction

The Northern Ireland fishing industry

UK and Northern Ireland fish stocks

The Common Fisheries Policy

Our inquiry

Chapter 1: Securing the best Brexit deal

Negotiating a new deal for the fishing industry

Negotiation of fishing opportunity post-2020

Fishing opportunity for the UK fleet

Access to the Single Market

Preparing for a no deal scenario

The implementation period

Chapter 2: Territorial waters

The Voisinage Arrangement

Marine boundaries in Lough Foyle

Chapter 3: The future of Northern Ireland fisheries

Quota allocation between UK vessels

Funding for fishing communities

Investing in Northern Ireland fisheries

The Lough Neagh Wild Eel fishery

Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Glossary

Annex 1: Timeline for the Government to act on the Committee’s recommendations

Formal minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




Published: 15 September 2018