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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.
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 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.