Post-Brexit fishing invasion threat dashed – 'Bloc would be laughing stock of the world'

THE EUROPEAN UNION would become the “laughing stock of the world” if they refused to respect British fishing waters once the UK has left the European Union, a British fishing chief has warned.

Earlier this month, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) was criticised after a leaked email revealed their assessment on the UK's ability to protect its waters in the event of a no deal Brexit. DEFRA claimed Britain's patrol boats could not fully protect the country’s waters after leaving the much-criticised Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). But, speaking to Express.co.uk, Bertie Armstrong, the CEO of the Scottish Fisherman’s Federation, claimed the...
source: Express

2019-08-24 02:05
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