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Dutch urge Gove to spell out post-Brexit fishing industry plans

UK environment secretary told by Dutch fisheries minister to set out proposals after department missed Christmas white paper deadline

The Dutch government has called on Michael Gove to provide a clear vision for the European fishing industry for when the UK leaves the EU’s common fisheries policy, amid growing insecurity in communities on both sides of the Channel.

Carola Schouten, the Netherlands’ fisheries minister, said her country’s fleet, one of the largest in the EU, needed certainty about the future, but that she had yet to see any template from the British environment secretary for how a new arrangement would work.

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