Common Sense Politics
UK waters must return to UK control regardless of what the EU want
UKIP Fisheries Spokesman, Mike Hookem MEP, has blasted “desperate attempts” by MEPs to “grab” UK fish stocks following Brexit saying, “UK waters and fish stocks must return to UK control, post-
Memos leaked to a British newspaper state that “MEPs have drafted seven provisions to be included in Britain’s “exit agreement”, including the stipulation that there will be “no increase to the UK’s share of fishing opportunities for jointly fished stocks*.”
Speaking of the leaked memos, Hull-
“In 1973 the Government sold out the fishing industry. This cannot be allowed to happen again. Under the terms of paragraph three of Article 50, all treaties including the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) will “cease to apply” to the UK, and Britain's waters will be protected by a 200-
“Anything less than getting back full control of our waters post-
“A recent report stated that the British fishing industry could be worth as much as £6.3 billion to the UK economy in the post-
“Essentially, this makes Fishing the acid test of whether we are going to get full control of our country back following Brexit or let the EU continue to dictate to us.
“However, it is not unexpected that the EU would make a grab for UK fish stocks when you consider that we currently have billions of pounds’ worth of fish caught in UK waters by EU vessels.
“It is obvious they would be desperate to cling on to that, but it is up to our elected politicians to make sure that does not happen.”