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Boris Johnson's hard line on trade could sink the UK's fishing fleet | John Lichfield

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The sort of minimal deal he is after would be a disaster for an industry that relies on frictionless trade Brexiteers and big fishing interests say that Britain “betrayed” its fishing fleets when we joined the EEC in 1973. For the Scottish Fishermen's Federation, for instance, Brexit offers a “sea of opportunity” for struggling coastal communities. The first claim is largely a myth. The second is an exaggeration and, for a thriving section of Britain's fishing industry, a lie. If Boris Johnson pursues his hard line in trade talks with the EU27, he will betray many industries, from...
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Boris Johnson's Brexit trade deal threat risks destroying UK trade with the EU, warn British businesses

Boris Johnson's Brexit trade deal threat risks destroying UK trade with the EU, warn British businesses

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Business leaders urge Boris Johnson to scrap his threat to trade with the EU without a deal.
The prime minister this week said Britain would walk away without a trade agreement if Brussels does not agree to the UK's terms of a Canada-style deal.
However, this approach - compared by Johnson to Australia's relationship with the EU - would unleash chaos at the borders and cost billions, representatives of multiple sectors told Business Insider.
The Food and Drink Federation, National Farmers Union, and Freight Transport Association all called on the government to negotiate as close ties with...
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