"While fishing accounts for less than 0.1% of the British economy, the sector is emblematic of Brexit, with Johnson frequently declaring the importance of establishing sovereignty and control over who has access to British waters"Seems France is bracing the Fishing communities for some bad news.
But in response to calls from Olivier Leprêtre, the president of the Hauts-de-France regional committee for maritime fisheries, for maintaining current access to UK waters, the prime minister counselled that France had to accept a new reality.
And this is not happening.
During a briefing on Wednesday, the French ambassador in Brussels had told the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, that Paris would prefer to restart talks with the UK in 2021 rather than rush into a deal damaging to European interests.
I can see the EU paying subsidies to those effected by the lose of Fishing rights, another bill and headache for the EU.
Words from the Gruniad journocunt.
They still don't get it, do they? Would it hurt them to add the word 'currently', with their premise that fishing isn't important as it's such a small percentage. The words of remainers, again, reminds me of the debacle on the Thames when team remain got some gobshite Boggy to pour derision on British interests.