Boris Johnson

  • Fury at Boris Johnson’s scallop gaffe

    Fury at Boris Johnson’s scallop gaffe

    1st November 2021

    PM rewrites fisheries policy on the hoof NGOs jumped upon comments made by prime minister Boris Johnson during a climate change question and answer session held with primary school children in the run-up to COP26, reports Andy Read. In his…

  • Navy patrol boats off Jersey as French threaten blockade

    Navy patrol boats off Jersey as French threaten blockade

    7th May 2021

    Two Royal Navy patrol boats were stationed off Jersey on Thursday morning as a fleet of an estimated 70 to 80 French fishing vessels stood off St Helier, reports Tim Oliver. They were threatening to blockade the port in retaliation…

  • Export delays hit fleet

    Export delays hit fleet

    18th January 2021

    Fish sales slow as export delays hit demand Fleet starts new year facing huge uncertainty Fish and seafood exports from throughout the UK are facing long delays and huge amounts of paperwork in Calais and Boulogne and in the Netherlands,…

  • Boris Brexit betrayal

    Boris Brexit betrayal

    11th January 2021

    Industry fury at Brexit sell-out One-off chance to right historic wrongs squandered UK fishing industry leaders have accused Boris Johnson and the UK government of betraying and selling out the industry to achieve a Brexit deal, as Ted Heath did…

  • UK unshackled from CFP

    UK unshackled from CFP

    27th January 2020

    Watershed for industry as UK leaves EU Tough talking ahead on fisheries deal One of the most significant events in the history of Britain’s fishing industry will take place this weekend, when the UK legally leaves the European Union and…

  • PM Brexit fishing pledge

    PM Brexit fishing pledge

    5th August 2019

    Johnson guarantees no Brexit fisheries and trade link ‘We’ll leave CFP by December 2020’ Prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged that fisheries will not be traded away in Brexit negotiations, and that access to markets will not be linked to…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 01.08.2019

    New Issue: Fishing News 01.08.2019

    30th July 2019

      – Quota shares debate – Cod in difficulties in all areas, say scientists – Boris ‘kippergate’ gaffe – Still time for Scottish fishing industry to adapt to climate change – Wrong to blame fishermen for stock problems – VMS…


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