On Wednesday, Scottish Secretary David Mundell backed the draft Brexit deal despite concerns about its impact on the fishing industry. The 585-page document said a new agreement would be reached on access to waters and quota shares.
Fishing leaders, skippers and traders are seeking more specifics on the plan. Prime Minister Theresa May insisted on Thursday the UK government would not accept any deal with the EU that linked access to fishing waters with trade. The Aberdeenshire town of Peterhead is Europe’s largest white fish port, where a new state-of-the art market opened earlier this year.
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