UK fisheries sold out in Brexit deal, industry body says



Elizabeth Piper, Emelia Sithole-Matarise | Reuters

Britain’s fisheries have been sold out by the post-Brexit trade deal agreed with the European Union, the head of an industry body said on Wednesday, urging the government to do more for the sector when a so-called adjustment period ends in 2026.

Winning back “control” of Britain’s fishing waters was one of the main drivers for Brexit, with the industry becoming the poster child for many supporters of the country’s departure from the EU during the 2016 referendum and beyond.

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