Victoria Prentis – 2021 Comments on Provisional Fishing Quotas

The comments made by Victoria Prentis, the Fisheries Minister, on 14 January 2021.

For the first time in 40 years we enter into annual fisheries negotiations as an independent coastal State. As a responsible independent coastal State we are taking measures to ensure that we fish sustainably, and that our fishermen can continue to operate smoothly while those annual negotiations take place.