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Posts Tagged ‘newlyn’

Perpetrators should compensate fishermen

Posted on: 15th January 2021

“I agree with the call for fishermen to be compensated. The perpetrators of the dishonest hoax played on our fishermen should compensate the industry.” Former Shadow Fishing Minister, Andrew George – who correctly warned the fishing industry of the false “take back control” Brexit promises to the fishing industry since before the 2016 referendum – […]

I visited Newlyn this week

Posted on: 29th August 2019

I visited Newlyn this week. In 1972 the then Conservative Government privately described our fishing industry as “expendable” when negotiating access to the EU. They placed our local fishermen at a perpetual disadvantage to foreign boats. It’s clear they still see our fishermen as “expendable”. Conservative Brexit leaders promised the UK would “take back control” […]

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We’ll take Cornish fishermen’s fight to Westminster

Posted on: 4th June 2018

Following a visit to the fishing port of Newlyn today, Liberal Democrat Shadow Brexit Minister, Tom Brake MP and Andrew George, former local MP and Shadow Fisheries Minister, pledged to to protect Cornish fishing interests in the Westminster Brexit debates. Concern has been raised that promises made by Government Ministers that they would “take back […]