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No fish quotas? Pull the other one.

by Hugo Dixon | 14.11.2019

Claim: “I can confirm that we will take back 100% control of the spectacular marine wealth of this country”. 

Boris Johnson, House of Commons

InFact: How can the Prime Minister square this with the political declaration sketching out our future relationship that he has agreed with the EU? This says the UK and EU should try to “establish a new fisheries agreement on, inter alia, access to waters and quota shares” by next July 1. (See paras 73 and 74).

The headline was updated on December 4

Tags: Categories: Sovereignty, Uncategorised