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Britain won't trade EU access to fishing waters to get wider deal

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | January 31, 2020
The United Kingdom will not grant access to British fishing waters in order to secure a wider trade agreement with the European Union, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said today.
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"If people want to fish in our waters, well we'll decide," Gove told Sky News.

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He said countries such as Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland, all much smaller than Britain, controlled access to their waters, "so we will control access to ours."