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The UK is threatening health and marine life on the French coast by allowing raw sewage to be dumped in the Channel and North Sea, say three Euro MPs.
The government’s food strategy lacks detail or any plans for implementation, and it is contradicted by its other policies.
As small businesses crumble, shelves get emptier and the care-worker shortage intensifies, life outside the EU is having a dire effect on many of us. Why aren’t politicians talking about it?
France has put the UK on alert that it could start legal proceedings if there is no further movement on post-Brexit fishing licences.
Data obtained by POLITICO shows economic toll on farmers known before key post-Brexit trade talks began.
Sectors from fishing to aviation, farming to science report being bogged down in red tape, struggling to recruit staff and racking up losses for the first time.
A study by the Resolution Foundation think tank and London School of Economics details some of the outcomes of the decision to quit the EU - six years after the historic vote.
Real pay set to be £470 lower per worker each year, say top economists. / “We can’t blame Brexit for all of the 5.2 per cent GDP shortfall … but it’s apparent that Brexit is largely to blame,” said John Springford, author of the CEF study.
More than two years after Brexit, British fishermen are angry. They were promised more control over fishing rights in British waters, but what they’ve gotten is reduced income. Many of them voted Leave, but now they feel they’ve been let down.
An MPs’ report on the impact of Brexit on fishing has reignited a fierce debate over whether the UK’s departure from the EU was good or bad for the sector.
Brexit caused “a perfect storm” of extra paperwork, labour shortages and financial difficulties for the fishing industry, a damning new report has found.
Brexit was welcomed by many in the UK fishing industry, but overwhelmingly it is now a cause for anger and disappointment. So says a report from the House of Commons All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fisheries, which sets out the results of a survey of the sector.
Forty years after the invasion, a threat from within has ripped apart the islands’ squid and fish industry.
Derek Twigg, of the Falkland Islands APPG, said there had ‘been a lot of concern’ over the impact of Brexit on Falkland Islands fishing exports.
Brexit has “brought problems” for the Falkland Islands’ fishing industry, a Labour former defence minister has warned.
Scotland’s farm-raised salmon is renowned across the globe and here at home for being one of the most nutritious and sustainable products we can eat.
Fishermen overwhelmingly supported Brexit, and it came back to bite them. / There was a vast disparity between the promises made by the pro-leave campaign to British fishermen and the fisheries deal that was ultimately struck.
Salmon farmers in Scotland are calling for action to ease the burden of export paperwork following the UK’s exit from the European Union.
“No part of the angling industry has remained unaffected by Brexit,” said Angling Times tackle editor Mark Sawyer. “The dream of Brexit sadly hasn’t been a reality for the angling trade, and while there are other issues such as the pandemic and shipping costs, Brexit has been an exacerbating factor.”
Fishing tackle and equipment retailer Angling Direct announced on Wednesday that its new European distribution centre was now fully operational, and shipping to customers across the European Union.
An island nation must trade with its nearest mainland, whatever our new Brexit opportunities minister claims.
As you may have noticed Jacob Rees Mogg Esquire – as no doubt he would style himself – has invited the public to submit suggestions on the theme of ‘Opportunities of Brexit’. I could not resist replying. Could I possibly suggest that you, after reading this, do the same?