EU will protect fishing communities in post-Brexit talks

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UK also must maintain higher labour and environmental standards, EU tells diplomats The EU will tell the UK that it must maintain higher labour and environmental standards than some of its own member states and that it will put the “socioeconomic” interests of its fishing communities at the centre of its post-Brexit negotiating strategy, diplomats heard on Tuesday. Diplomats briefed by the European commission on Tuesday were informed that the UK would need to commit to staying beyond the common basic minimum of standards applied to EU member states. Continue reading... …

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