Brexit: farming and fishing

How will exiting the European Union affect the UK's farming and fishing industries? Read analysis from Parliament's libraries and committees on the impact of Brexit.


Progress on the Common Agricultural Policy Delivery Programme
Public Accounts Committee report on delivery of CAP, the European framework of subsidies and rural development programmes

Animal welfare standards in farming after Brexit
Information produced ahead of the debate on 24 January 2017

Export of live animals within the EU
Current legislative framework and campaigns to change the law


Brexit: fisheries
Opportunities and risks that will arise from disentangling UK fisheries from the EU

UK Sea Fisheries Statistics
Examines trends in the UK sea fishing industry, including landings, employment, fleet size, trade, and comparisons with other EU countries

What next for UK fisheries?
How negotiations with the EU and future UK Government policy will impact fishing in the UK

The effect of Brexit on agriculture and fisheries in SW England
How will exiting the EU affect farming and fishing in the South West?

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News from across the House

News from across the House of Commons and House of Lords

Brexit glossary

List of commonly-used terms and acronyms, for example:

  • Article 50 TEU
  • Hard Brexit
  • Soft Brexit
  • Smooth Brexit
  • Red, white and blue Brexit
  • Great Repeal Bill

Background to the referendum

Reports and briefings on the UK's EU referendum 2016

Author information

Commons and Lords Library service

Authors of the research briefings are available to discuss them with Members and their staff. The research briefings are published to the UK Parliament website.

Select Committees

Both Houses establish select committees to conduct inquiries and to produce reports on a range of matters, from the conduct of Government to specialist subject areas. Information on their work can be found on the website.

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)

POST provides research from across the biological, physical and social sciences, and engineering and technology

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