Macron splits from Brussels over fisheries as France imposes deal deadline

Macron splits from Brussels over fisheries as France imposes deal deadline

Emmanuel Macron has doubled down on its hardline Brexit rhetoric, sparking tensions with Brussels, as French lawmakers set out a strict deadline for a deal and reiterated an uncompromising fisheries stance. France has warned that a no deal Brexit is becoming increasingly likely, as one of Emmanuel Macron’s top ministers set out a deadline for a deal. … Read more Macron splits from Brussels over fisheries as France imposes deal deadline

UK refuses to back down as Brexit talks stall

Michel Barnier and Boris Johnson On Fisheries policy

British negotiators will demand a separate fisheries agreement today as talk resume with Brussels over a trade deal. It will set up a fresh clash with Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, who wants fishing to be included in a single, overarching future relationship pact. David Frost, Boris Johnson’s lead negotiator, revealed his plans for … Read more UK refuses to back down as Brexit talks stall

How UK could have followed Norway’s path and protected its waters

Boris Johnson on UK Fisheries

Britain could have followed Norway’s path and protected its waters from the EU, had former Prime Minister Edward Heath not considered fishing expendable when negotiating the country’s accession to the EEC, former MP for Grimsby and Brexit campaigner Austin Mitchell claimed in a recent report. Before the negotiations on a future trade deal between the … Read more How UK could have followed Norway’s path and protected its waters

Michael Gove dismantles EU’s fishing demands in Brexit trade deal threat

Michel Barnier and Michael Gove

Brexiteer MP Michael Gove brilliantly dismantled the European Union’s approach to Brexit negotiations over the UK’s fisheries. The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster was grilled over the importance of the British fisheries in the Brexit trade deal despite the sector be worth less than 0.5 percent of the UK economy’s GDP. However, Mr Gove outlined the … Read more Michael Gove dismantles EU’s fishing demands in Brexit trade deal threat

Macron humiliated as Brexit campaigner dismantles fisheries row

Emmanuel Macron humiliated as Brexit campaigner dismantles fisheries row

Emmanuel Macron has threatened Britain that unless fishing access is agreed, there can be no further negotiations with the EU. However, according to former MP for Grimsby and Brexit campaigner Austin Mitchell, the French President’s “bullying” will ultimately fail as Britain can easily find a way to circumvent his intimidations. Last week, sources close to … Read more Macron humiliated as Brexit campaigner dismantles fisheries row

UK lays down law with stubborn Brussels – ‘We’ll NEVER accept that’

UK lays down law with stubborn Brussels - 'We'll NEVER accept that'

British negotiators have doubled down on their warning to Brussels that they won’t bend and accept its demands for continued fisheries access to the country’s waters. They also reiterated that officials would continue to reject any attempts by their European Union counterparts to keep Britain tied to aspects of the bloc’s laws and regulations. A … Read more UK lays down law with stubborn Brussels – ‘We’ll NEVER accept that’

Barnier ordered to start no-deal planning as UK refuses to budge on fisheries

Michel Barnier has been told to immediately restart the European Union’s no-deal planning after failing to make a breakthrough in trade talks with Britain. The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator told a confidential meeting of MEPs on Friday afternoon that “vast differences” remain between the two sides’ positions after a week-long round of negotiations. The Frenchman’s … Read more Barnier ordered to start no-deal planning as UK refuses to budge on fisheries

Boris Johnson to SUPERCHARGE Brexit trade talks- pressures EU for more concessions

Boris Johnson and Michel Barnier

Boris Johnson wants to supercharge Brexit trade talks this week by pushing EU leaders to put pressure on Michel Barnier for more concessions. And in return a UK draft fisheries proposal could be fast-tracked to be on the table within weeks. The Prime Minister wants his counterparts to give Brussels encouragement to accelerate the talks … Read more Boris Johnson to SUPERCHARGE Brexit trade talks- pressures EU for more concessions

EU negotiator threatens to sink Brexit deal- launches furious rant over fisheries

EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier

Michel Barnier has hit out at Boris Johnson’s refusal to negotiate away access to Britain’s fishing waters, warning it could even scupper a trade deal with Brussels. Speaking after a round of virtual trade talks, the European Union’s chief negotiator claimed David Frost, the Prime Minister’s top Europe adviser, had refused to engage on the … Read more EU negotiator threatens to sink Brexit deal- launches furious rant over fisheries

Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘grubby operation’ in Brexit fisheries row revealed

Nicola Sturgeon's 'grubby operation' in Brexit fisheries row revealed

Nicola Sturgeon has come under fire for her handling of the Brexit issue in Scotland – and one Conservative Party figure hit out at the SNP’s “grubby spin operation” during a row over Scottish fisheries. The row over Scotland’s fisheries post-Brexit erupted in May 2017 – as Nicola Sturgeon accused the Conservative government of attempting to … Read more Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘grubby operation’ in Brexit fisheries row revealed