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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.
Leaked briefing paper being shared among Tory MPs describes the move as ‘damaging to everything the UK and Conservatives stand for’.
Downing Street said late last night the UK government is prepared to consider tearing up elements of Northern Ireland’s Brexit deal, despite a Cabinet minister insisting the option would not be used before Christmas.
Cultural events such as Shetland Folk Festival need greater support to overcome Brexit barriers on touring musicians, Alistair Carmichael has said.
A SCOTTISH LibDem MP has demanded the UK Government rules out triggering Brexit clause that would essentially suspend part of the Norther Ireland Protocol – warning it cannot be used as “a get-out-of-jail free card”.
“I cannot think of a single red line that was not crossed.”
Seafood firms have seen export costs “treble” in the six months following Brexit, leading MPs to warn that the industry now faces an “existential threat”.
It helped create an "emotional disconnect" from expert advice which took advantage of the "willingness of true believers".
Where do the Lib Dems stand on rejoining the EU? That is the question they need to answer if they are ever to find their way out of the post-Brexit wilderness.
Failure to establish key scrutiny committee is also criticised as ‘unprecedented underhand behaviour’.