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There is a stark disconnect between promises of prosperity and the grim post-Brexit reality for the UK fishing industry, according to fishing boat owner Mark Addison. "There's been issues with queues, passports, paperwork, groupage in lorries.... which is a big problem with fresh produce like fish." says Mr Addison, speaking from Peterhead in Scotland, Europe's largest whitefish market.
The EU has stopped UK fishermen selling oysters, scallops, clams, cockles and mussels caught in so-called "Class B" waters.
An Ipsos poll suggests that most people think Brexit is going worse than expected.
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.
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.
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.
France considers restrictions on fishing as contrary to post-Brexit agreement.
British fishermen catch over fifty different species but unfortunately, British taste buds are largely restricted to salmon, cod, tuna and prawns. So 70% of British-caught fish is exported, mostly to EU customers. When Britain leaves the EU, British fishermen fear they could lose free access to their biggest market.
Richard Corbett, former Labour MEP, linguist, author and fluent and well-informed speaker will explain the background to Boris Johnson's Brexit deal and discuss the fallout. There are numerous consequences of Brexit which are not receiving sufficient publicity. Leaving the EU came at a huge cost to the UK economically, culturally and in terms of our standing in the world.
A Scottish fisherman says it's "cheaper and quicker" to export his shellfish to Asia than it is to France under post-Brexit rules. / Because the UK is out of the single market, British fish exports to Europe are now subject to new customs and veterinary checks.
In another example of post-Brexit trade problems, many UK fishermen are now struggling to export their catch to the EU.
France's former ambassador to the UK Sylvie Bermann tells LBC that Brexit had "no advantages" and that facts were presented as "scaremongering".
Jersey's External Relations Minister Ian Gorst tells LBC he "absolutely knew" post-Brexit arrangements would cause difficulties with tensions escalating as the fishing row continues.
Mr Perkes, has admitted he “got it wrong” when he voted to leave the EU
James O'Brien said "I do feel for you" to a fishermen's union chief who confirmed his industry is "worse off" due to Brexit.
During a Commons debate on the Tory Brexit deal, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon got stuck into the Conservatives over their broken Brexit promises to Scottish fishermen.
The crew of Scottish trawler Daystar are becoming accustomed to the two-day crossing to Hanstholm, a port on the North coast of Denmark.
“We’re in fits of despair.” Alistair Sinclair, of the Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation, says his industry is struggling after the Brexit transition period came to an end and Boris Johnson needs to act.
We spoke to Alastair Sinclair, who is the National Coordinator of the Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation, about how Brexit is affecting the fishing industry in Scotland. We started by asking which was a bigger problem, Brexit or Covid.
Scottish fishing representative made renewed plea for a 'grace period' and for EU customs posts in Scotland to reduce bureaucratic delays being faced by exporters.
In another example of post-Brexit trade problems, many UK fishermen are now struggling to export their catch to the EU.
Scottish fishermen say post-Brexit red tape has made it almost impossible to sell British seafood to the European Union.
Despite the prime minister announcing compensation, British coastal communities have lost faith in the government.
A thriving fishing industry in Scotland has quite suddenly stopped functioning, and the catalyst is unarguably Brexit.