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How do EU countries negotiate (and divide among themselves) fishing quotas outside of EU waters?

Let's say the Netherlands wants to fish in the EEZ of Sierra Leone. Is the EU as body involved in this at all? Or does the Netherlands negotiate fishing rights with the non-EU country in question, ...
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Does the EU Common Fisheries Policy cover British Overseas Territories?

Looking at what makes up the UK Exclusive_economic_zone (EEZ) it totals 6,805,586 square km. But of these only 773,676 square km are around UK proper and 426 around Gibraltar. The vast majority are ...
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What is the strongest case that can be made in favour of the UK regaining some control over fishing policy after Brexit?

I am a little baffled by the prominence of fishing in the debates over the UK's decision to leave the EU. The fact that the UK may regain control over fishing policy has had high visibility. However, ...
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What is the practical implication of the Dec 2018 Fisheries bill amendment?

I'm trying to figure out if the UK 2018 Fisheries bill amendment (if it even exists) has any practical implications for quotas or is basically declarative. As reported in the Express: The ...
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How is fishing in the European Union structured?

As an island in the Atlantic the UK has the right to fish large swathes of ocean off its coast: a 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ). I think this is how it works inside the EU: the UK ...