£200 fee to be introduced to Pembrokeshire fishing businesses wishing to export food to Europe 17/03/2023
A NEAR-£200 fee is to be introduced for Pembrokeshire fishing businesses that wish to export food to Europe from county ports post-Brexit.
Farming and Fishing are the two UK sectors most impacted by Brexit. Experts discuss what needs to be done to recover from Brexit and thrive in the future.
The EU has stopped UK fishermen selling oysters, scallops, clams, cockles and mussels caught in so-called "Class B" waters.
Three years after Brexit, Scotland’s fishing and seafood industries are still snarled in costly red tape, worker shortages and disappointing catch quotas, leaders warn.
'Appalling timing’, recruitment difficulties, ‘no positives’… Jersey's main industries give their verdicts on Brexit 06/02/2023
Hospitality, retail and farming leaders all highlighted that Brexit had delivered more challenges than opportunities for the Island. They said it had created ‘more red tape’ and meant fewer European employees staying to work in Jersey.
Has the Brexit fishing promise come true? 06/02/2023
Even though fishing is a tiny part of the UK economy, it was a key issue in the Brexit campaign with promises to "take back control" of British waters. / At the end of 2020, Boris Johnson announced his new Brexit trade agreement with the EU, promising that "[we will] be able to catch and eat quite prodigious quantities of extra fish".
An Ipsos poll suggests that most people think Brexit is going worse than expected.
Trade Consultation: Give Your Evidence - UK Trade and Business Commission [Deadline: 17/03/2023] 23/01/2023
The UK Trade and Business Commission is gathering evidence to understand the main challenges facing businesses, organisations and economic sectors to establish which policies and trading arrangements will help overcome the economic and trading barriers facing the UK today.
‘I was lied to by Boris Johnson’: Why much of UK fishing is still waiting for a Brexit boost 21/01/2023
Almost four years after Johnson promised the fishing merchant the French would be desperate to buy his fish, the business has seen sales plummet 30% and export costs rise by as much as £3,000 a week.
Oystermen of the River Fal Estuary have been dredging in sailing boats for hundreds of years. / Exports to France where their catch of Native Oysters and Queen Scallops are popular have been hit hard by the implementation of EU health and safety rules since Brexit.
Fishing leaders from the north-east coast to Orkney and the Western Isles have joined calls to plead with the UK Government for a re-think of Brexit immigration rules.
Nearly 200 jobs at risk as Iceland Seafood says Grimsby no longer ‘a strategic fit’.
ISI is set to pull out of the UK to focus on its European operations - despite Brexit being heralded as the 'fishing industry's salvation' by a local MP.
Local MP Richard Thomson has highlighted a report from an All-Party Parliamentary Group which has found “unwelcome detrimental impacts on livelihoods” as a result of Brexit.
Significant “negative impacts” of Brexit on the British fishing industry have been highlighted in a video released by the British All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fisheries.
On 27 October 2022, the European Commission announced that it has decided, under the state aid rules, to approve a EUR12 million German scheme to support the fisheries sector in the context of Brexit.
THE Island ‘will not see the recovery of its fish stocks’ until licence restrictions – governing how French boats can operate here – are agreed, according to the president of the Jersey Fishermen’s Association.
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 Fantasy Food Strategy 07/08/2022
The government’s food strategy lacks detail or any plans for implementation, and it is contradicted by its other policies.
Spiralling inflation, crops left in the field and travel chaos: 10 reasons Brexit has been disastrous for Britain 03/02/2022
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.
UK’s Liz Truss was warned of blow to food sector under Australia and New Zealand trade deals 12/07/2022
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.