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Brexit and the EP: What it means for fisheries & seafood - Grimsby 16th March 2018

Friday, 16th March 2018, Grimsby

The EU's Common Fisheries Policy has influenced policy decisions affecting British fisheries since 1973. This event will explore the impact of Brexit on the future of UK fisheries and food chains. A panel of politicians, experts and local industry professionals will debate these issues and invite questions from the audience on Brexit, Fishing and Seafood.

The result of the UK’s referendum on EU membership which took place on  23rd June 2016 and the triggering of Article 50, the official mechanism for starting the process of withdrawal from the European Union,   will have dramatic impacts on many aspects of the UK’s economy.

This free event is open to all who are interested in hearing various views on the important changes facing the fishing industry and seafood production.

Watch the video of the event in full.



Charlotte SMITH, Broadcaster & Journalist, Presenter of BBC Radio 4's Farming Today




Richard CORBETT, MEP, Member of the European Parliament for Yorkshire & Humber, European Parliament Fisheries Committee


Barrie C. DEAS, Chief Executive, National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations


Dr. Jill WAKEFIELD, Reader, School of Law, University of Warwick

Erik Millstone
Erik Millstone

Martyn BOYERS,Chief Executive, Grimsby Fish Market and Port of Grimsby east



The European Parliament and Brexit

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Brexit and the European Parliament.