EU greed laid bare by extraordinary fact as Brussels RAIDS British waters

Boris Johnson and Michel Barnier on fisheries

Boris Johnson is intent on reclaiming Britain’s fishing waters after being warned of the huge imbalance of trade enjoyed by European trawlermen. The Prime Minister has ordered his chief negotiator, David Frost, to prioritise a fisheries agreement with the European Union that hands back control of the country’s waters to the Government. British negotiators have … Read more EU greed laid bare by extraordinary fact as Brussels RAIDS British waters

How UK fishermen laid bare ’35 years of decline caused by EU’

Boris Johnson discusses fisheries with EU's Ursula Von Der Leyen

The EU was accused of sparking “35 years of decline” by British fishermen, who claimed overfishing by the bloc’s boats had crippled Cornwall’s businesses. The EU’s Common Fisheries Policy was a big motivator behind British fishermen’s backing of Leave in the 2016 referendum. Edwin Hosking, landings co-ordinator for a Cornish seafood company called FalFish, hit out … Read more How UK fishermen laid bare ’35 years of decline caused by EU’