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Selling in Europe crucial for Manx fishing industry, says DEFA Minister

Boot hopes Brexit negotiations will maintain 'status quo'

The minister responsible for the Island's fisheries hopes the status quo can be maintained as Brexit talks continue.

Fishing is one of the areas the UK and European Union are yet to reach a trade agreement on, ahead of the end of the transition period.

Westminster has played down reports of significant progress over the weekend.

Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Geoffrey Boot says being able to sell fish in Europe is vital for local producers:

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