'Darkest day for British fishing’ revealed as EU trade talks loom

UK FISHERMEN were snubbed by both Iceland and the UK when restrictions were placed on the waters they could fish in numerous times in the North Atlantic, leading to the downfall of the fishing industry and the loss of thousands of jobs.

Boris Johnson’s first big Brexit fight will come as soon as the UK leaves the EU on Friday evening after the European Commission warned that a future trade deal must adhere to the current Common Fisheries Policy. UK fishermen have repeatedly been at the butt-end of agreements ever since Prime Minister Edward Heath surrendered their access rights to ensure Britain's membership of the EEC – the precursor to the EU – in 1972. But Mr...
source: Express

2020-01-29 14:29
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