Brussels ‘will give up’ fishing demands over UK waters

Brussels 'will give up' fishing demands over UK waters

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s negotiating team are “confident” of striking a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU by the end of the year, it emerged. They insist that Brussels wants to wrap an agreement up as soon as possible and that sticking points over issues like fishing will be ironed out. Talks between the … Read more Brussels ‘will give up’ fishing demands over UK waters

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

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’

UK tells EU it WILL control its waters after futile Brexit demand

UK tells EU it WILL control its waters after futile Brexit demand

British negotiators refused to budge last night after EU diplomat Michel Barnier called for a delay in the UK’s departure from Brussels rules. He claimed progress in talks about a future UK-EU trade deal had been “disappointing” after a round of discussions by video conference broke up yesterday with a string of issues unresolved. Bitter … Read more UK tells EU it WILL control its waters after futile Brexit demand

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’

‘French fishing ends!’ Macron’s dread at post-Brexit fisheries snub exposed

'French fishing ends!' Macron's dread at post-Brexit fisheries snub exposed

BREXIT has led rows over fisheries between the UK and France to resurface – but many across the English Channel are fearing that the UK’s departure could cause “the end of French fishing” in a key port. In July 2016, just one month after the UK voted to leave the EU and its Common Fisheries … Read more ‘French fishing ends!’ Macron’s dread at post-Brexit fisheries snub exposed

Brexit row: DELUDED French President issues FUTILE fisheries warning to the UK-‘Boris Johnson won’t stop us!’

Emmanuel Macron Issues Fisheries warning to Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Brexit has caused the historic tensions between the UK and France over fisheries to reignite once more – and Paris is warning Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be unable to stop the country’s fishermen from exploring British fishing grounds. The statement was made by France’s Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume as he maintained there is “no … Read more Brexit row: DELUDED French President issues FUTILE fisheries warning to the UK-‘Boris Johnson won’t stop us!’

Macron left ‘speechless with rage’ at prospect of losing UK waters

Macron left 'speechless with rage' at prospect of losing UK waters

The EU has clashed with the UK over fisheries – and it was revealed during Brexit talks that Macron was left ‘speechless with rage’ at prospect of losing UK waters. The claim was made by the then-Environment Secretary Michael Gove as he boasted that a fisheries deal between the EU and UK during Brexit talks … Read more Macron left ‘speechless with rage’ at prospect of losing UK waters

BRUSSELS IN PANIC: EU fears Boris will quit talks after Macron’s fishing demands

EU fears Boris will quit talks after Macron's fishing demands

Panic over British fisheries has rocked Brussels, as the EU prepares for a dramatic showdown between Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson. Brussels is “really worried” about losing access to British fishing waters, ahead of the trade talks on Monday. The EU are slowly acknowledging that they will have to catipulate to the UK over fishing, … Read more BRUSSELS IN PANIC: EU fears Boris will quit talks after Macron’s fishing demands

EU ‘powerless’ to stop Boris Johnson as UK mocks Macron’s fisheries threat

Boris Johnson Telling Emanuel Macron, UK Fisheries Must Come First

The UK has reacted to the threats of the EU ripping the UK apart over bloody trade battle.Britain has insisted that any agreement must be based on the understanding that “British fisheries and fishing grounds are first and foremost for British boats”. A furious Brexiteer claimed that the European Union were “bluffing” with their threats … Read more EU ‘powerless’ to stop Boris Johnson as UK mocks Macron’s fisheries threat