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For the Fishing industry, the Withdrawal agreement means that nothing will change during the transition period which runs until the end of 2020.

The Common Fisheries Policy will continue to apply to the Welsh Fishing industry and exports will continue as normal.

Negotiations will take place to determine access to fishing opportunities after the end of the transition period. We will be taking an active part in those negotiations to secure a good deal for Wales.

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Further information

Prepare your fisheries business for changes from 1 January 2021 on GOV.UK
Information for food and drink producers on businesswales.gov.wales
Give prior notification to land fish in the EU on GOV.UK
Make a pre-landing declaration to land fish in an EU port on GOV.UK
Catch certificates for non-EU imports and exports of fish on GOV.UK

Wellbeing support

It’s important that everyone takes care of their personal wellbeing. These organisations support the fisheries sector:

The Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L) is a dedicated mental health helpline for Wales. They provide confidential listening and emotional support.

Phone 0800 132 737
Text ‘help’ to 81066
Visit callhelpline.org.uk

The Fishermen’s Mission provides emergency support and practical care to fishermen and their families. It can provide emergency grants for people in need, and access to other grant makers.

Phone 01489 566910
Visit fishermensmission.org.uk

The mission has 2 port officers who can be contacted to access help and support:

Superintendent Christine King 07827 965241
email Swales@fishermensmission.org.uk

Superintendent Jane Devereux 07825 688730
email nwales@fishermensmission.org.uk

Dewis Cymru has information and advice on well-being issues. Available to people across Wales, it has contact details for local organisations and services that can help with well-being issues.

Visit dewis.wales

The Samaritans can be contacted 24-hours a day for free on 116 123

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