Prime Minister

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Industry betrayed

    Industry betrayed

    26th March 2018

    Government blasted as industry locked into CFP for three more years A torrent of outrage, anger and disappointment spilled out from across the UK industry last week after the announcement of the Brexit transition deal that will lock the UK…

  • Two-year Brexit delay: what does this mean for fisheries?

    Two-year Brexit delay: what does this mean for fisheries?

    2nd October 2017

    PM proposes two-year Brexit transition. Uncertainty over fisheries and EU must agree. The anticipated benefits for fishermen from Brexit could be delayed well beyond March 2019, after Theresa May proposed a two-year transition period in a major Brexit speech, reports…


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