The European Parliament is set for a fight with EU heads of state after it voted overwhelmingly to comprehensively reform the common fisheries policy (CFP) on 6 February.

The parliament voted by 502 votes to 137 to change the existing policy, which currently allows for the overfishing and discarding of certain fish stocks.

This is the first time that the parliament has been allowed input tin to the CFP after the rules on co-decision, laws made by negotiation between the parliament and...

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