“Many EU member states, especially Spain and France, have very large subsidies to fish in other people’s waters, to the extent that this creates an unlevel playing field for UK fishermen. We should factor that into the negotiations.” @ShankerASinghamhttps://t.co/QT3kzLZ8Bn
— Global Vision (@GlobalVision_UK) February 14, 2020
“Scotland is about to get a whole swathe of extra powers over fishing, agriculture and the environment. In the event of Scottish independence, every single one of them would have to be handed back to Brussels” https://t.co/gU5bqKpPus
— Joe Ray (@PerfidiousAlbn) February 10, 2020
— #StandUp4Brexit (@StandUp4Brexit) February 17, 2020
France has warned that Brussels will defend its interests when post-Brexit negotiations begin next month, the two sides are expected to fight particularly hard over fishing rights.https://t.co/y9fMAyNDJz
— LBC News (@LBCNews) February 17, 2020
Now would be a good time to fill the UKs little ports with UK fishing fleets. Time to spend a little on interest free loans and government grants to build a new modern fishing Fleet. Taking back our territorial waters was a cornerstone of BREXIT @10DowningStreet https://t.co/Yvsyk9qTtS
— JohnPeterCritchlow#OUT-THEN-NEGOTIATE (@PeterRespiriou) February 16, 2020
Brexit victory: France hits out at UK as EU boats banned from Channel Islands waters https://t.co/aEmJsfRlHN Boris must get Royal Navy patrols fully armed ready for action out into the fishing waters and protect our property
— Keith Earl (@keith298) February 3, 2020
Highlights EUs insidious desire to keep Britain handcuffed
Project Fear demolished.
BUT EU didn't tweek the WA to set us free
— Fishing for Leave (@fishingforleave) February 8, 2020
EU doesn't need continuation of current exploitationary quota shares that see them take 75% of quotas
They need to cut their cloth to reflect the loss of our waters
They MUST do to comply with UNCLOS requirement to fish their available waters sustainablyhttps://t.co/C9h03CMOVf
— Fishing for Leave (@fishingforleave) February 12, 2020
EU want even HARDER effort to maintain their pillage of our waters – robbing our communities of £Bns
So much for #Remainers "fishing's so small it doesn't matter"
Begs the question – just how much do EU boats make off with above the official quotas..?!https://t.co/L0h7RTeQ9J
— Fishing for Leave (@fishingforleave) February 9, 2020
Brexit Britain hires extra patrol boats ahead of trade talks with Brussels in a bid to keep out European fleets from UK fishing waters.
Fishermen were sold down the river back in 1973, it's absolutely right that we now protect the industry and help it thrive!
— Leave.EU (@LeaveEUOfficial) February 6, 2020
No. 10 has struck back at EU lapdog Leo Varadkar who said the UK needs to trade in fish for overblown access to EU finance.
The Taoiseach also doing his favourite trick of trashing the Brits in a desperate bid to boost languishing popularity. Ireland's election is days away.
— Leave.EU (@LeaveEUOfficial) January 28, 2020
Fishing OUTRAGE: UK fishermen rage at EU boats in British waters – ‘Justice is coming!’ https://t.co/nVFryQYPzI
— Brexit Home (@BrexitHome) February 12, 2020
"Fishing is so small it doesn't matter"
– say those would concede our waters for a generation in a heartbeat.
Clearly matters quite a lot to rest of the EU.
Taking back full control of our waters is the litmus test for #Brexit,
— Pete Durnell (@PeteDurnell) February 9, 2020
EU fishing rules: Did the UK throw away a million tonnes of fish? https://t.co/z76hSVv2dp
— LSE Brexit (@lsebrexitvote) February 11, 2020
"The EU’s priorities are fish and security..They do not want the UK to simply be in charge of its own fishing waters. It still wants the UK to share those fishing waters to some states of the EU." Sir John Curtice on EU priorities in trade talks @NatCenhttps://t.co/6iO20MdX5P
— The UK in a Changing Europe (@UKandEU) February 11, 2020
This is really good on fish and Brexit red herrings. All you need to know in crisp prose and key facts https://t.co/xzOi2YEjRc
— Lionel Barber (@lionelbarber) February 9, 2020
Putting in hard border controls will cause chaos at ports and damage time sensitive industries like fishing. If we have them the EU will have them. Who does this benefit?https://t.co/E6PoJfxeAI
— Otto English (@Otto_English) February 11, 2020
Post-#Brexit #FTA #EU #UK: EU trade commissioner foresees 'financial #services for #fishing' Brexit bargain: Hogan says EU will seek fishery access and UK will want concessions for City. https://t.co/W9O6RhtVdA
— Frans Köster (@franskoster070) January 13, 2020
For those who can't wait to "take back control," EU Commissioner Phil Hogan believes negotiations can start "before St. Patrick's day" [17th March] and that a deal on fisheries giving the EU fishing fleets access to UK waters can be done by 1 July as Johnson promised in his deal. pic.twitter.com/m2lDfChdTG
— Puddleglum Resolved ⭐ #FBPE (@Puddleglum55) November 18, 2019
"Brexit means that Scotland is about to get a whole swathe of extra powers over fishing, agriculture and the environment. In the event of Scottish independence, every single one of them would have to be handed back to Brussels." https://t.co/8Iu1wWILhy via @Telegraph
— Post-Brexit-Steve (@StevieBrexit) February 11, 2020
— Rangewell (@Rangewell_UK) February 12, 2020
Could Brexit actually present an opportunity for rethinking the U.K.’s approach to agriculture, and for rewilding its overtaxed landscape? https://t.co/yjXQXldqmq
— Humans and Nature (@humansandnature) February 14, 2020
— SCB (@Society4ConBio) February 8, 2020
'Although the Gov’s statement on the Ag Bill talks about a future where farmers are properly supported, the provisions on new schemes don't specify applicants need to be farmers' – @julierobinson_ warns future ag budget could be swallowed up by non-farmers https://t.co/3mbDLkR7GQ
— Abi Kay (@FGAbiKay) February 10, 2020
— Terry Jones (@terry_NFU) February 11, 2020
.The Agriculture Bill sets out measures principally for England. It provides the basis for how farms will be supported from 2021 onwards. This will involve phasing out direct payments over a seven-year transition period. https://t.co/yjFzNI2GR1
— Loraine Marshall (@loraines_blog) February 8, 2020
EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan claims Boris Johnson will dump his pledge to end post-Brexit transition period by December 2020. Sheer bluster – of course a trade deal can be agreed by December 2020. https://t.co/D4VqciMRmx
— Ruth Lea (@RuthLeaEcon) January 5, 2020
Johnson will U-turn on extending post-Brexit transition period, says EU Trade commissioner Phil Hogan. ‘Have our cake and eat it’ rhetoric will be exposed as false once reality of negotiations bites and why trade a Rolls Royce for a second-hand saloon?” https://t.co/PQ4sUWPF5o
— BremainInSpain #FBPE #CitizensRights (@BremainInSpain) December 30, 2019
The U.K. is likely to drop its opposition to extending the Brexit transition period beyond 2020, according to EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan https://t.co/JtwWQaiWnI
— Bloomberg Brexit (@Brexit) December 30, 2019
Irish Brexit critic Phil Hogan named as European Commissioner to handle EU-UK trade talkshttps://t.co/4dr8bF8jOd
— BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) September 11, 2019
Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator is set to stay on in his role. The handing of the trade portfolio to Irish Phil Hogan is also a strong signal.
My condolences to all The-EU-will-definitely-blink fantasists. ~AA https://t.co/zwIPvcZcQK
— Best For Britain (@BestForBritain) September 11, 2019
— Irish Times World (@IrishTimesWorld) September 10, 2019
— Mark Hennessy (@MarkHennessy) September 10, 2019
Here's one thing that might have escaped attention in the UK week. The next EU trade commissioner, and man expected to lead the post Brexit negotiations is Irish and from Varakdar's party. Phil Hogan, Ireland's current EU commissioner cd be named Tues. https://t.co/p0LKcpOfXf
— lisa o'carroll (@lisaocarroll) September 8, 2019
Boris Johnson needs to ‘get real’ over no-deal Brexit, says Phil Hogan https://t.co/JA4xMRkQ87
— The Irish Times (@IrishTimes) August 21, 2019
"Checks at border avoidable even if no-deal Brexit, claims Ireland's man in Brussels"
"A way can be found to avoid animal and food checks on the border – even in the case of a no-deal Brexit, the Republic's EU Commissioner Phil Hogan has said." https://t.co/gB61rAVi4f
— Steve Baker MP (@SteveBakerHW) July 15, 2019
— Luke 'Ming' Flanagan (@lukeming) May 16, 2017
Phil Hogan in hearing at EP AGRI committee. I challenged him on Mercosur, he responds that I should be concentrating on Brexit???
For record I work on both issues but this is latest example of his unsuitability for role! pic.twitter.com/NQ1IOjvkZx
— Matt Carthy TD (@mattcarthy) July 23, 2019
— Red Box (@timesredbox) February 4, 2020
Michael Gove confirms full panoply of border checks will be imposed on "operational border" from Jan 2021. Tells business at even today that they are "inevitable" and warns that business better get prepared https://t.co/W69kiNX7ej
— lisa o'carroll (@lisaocarroll) February 10, 2020
— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) February 4, 2020
Here's how the press reported what happened when Britain joined the EEC in 1973 https://t.co/hX4FQx3aHP
— TheJournal.ie (@thejournal_ie) February 2, 2020
So the UK left the EU on Friday, Jan 31st. But there is so much more to come from #Brexit – and still so much to explain. Asst Prof @DonnachaDCU, of @LawGovDCU, is on the renowned @today_explained @voxdotcom #podcast, explaining what it all means. Listen: https://t.co/e1EeR9fDlK pic.twitter.com/aA9loRNL9l
— DCU – Celebrating 40 Years (@DCU) February 3, 2020
NEW BLOG: Federico Fabbrini (@DCU_Brexit_Inst) comments on #BrexitDay : "The UK is leaving the EU today. But this is not the end of Europe. The nascent Conference on the Future of Europe can chart the continent towards a bright new beginning."
Read here: https://t.co/drO6Rpob29
— BRIDGE Network EU (@BRIDGEnetworkEU) January 31, 2020
The Irish Border signs off Twitter: ‘It feels like I won the battle and lost the war’https://t.co/AcNTt7WLh6
— James Fitzgerald (@jamesfitz2) January 31, 2020
At 11pm tonight, the UK will officially leave the European Union. @CillianSherlock has been taking a look at the journey so far, what happens next, and what it means for us in Ireland. pic.twitter.com/8yJEobeulJ
— RTÉ news2day (@news2dayRTE) January 31, 2020
— Mary C. Murphy (@MaryCMurphy) February 3, 2020
Congratulations to the @SDLPlive's newest MLA @MatthewOToole2 who delivered a thoughtful lecture on what #Brexit means for Northern Ireland as part of the @UCC Jean Monnet Lecture Series in 2018 https://t.co/xX6O9iGWLv pic.twitter.com/Lf00GQPMyY
— Mary C. Murphy (@MaryCMurphy) January 13, 2020
Thanks to @fionakearney for reminding me that indeed 2 years ago, a bunch of Senior Infants and 1st class were giving me their impressions about Brexit. So much has happened with @BFGtoEU since then but it's definitely worth a watch. @osheaucc @cbolgerr https://t.co/J5immuGvFq
— Emmanuelle Schon Quinlivan (@ESchonQuinlivan) January 31, 2020
I think Johnson will soon be eating these words, as he reversed himself on Ireland to get his interim deal before the election. If he doesn’t, this ‘damn the economy’ line will be the beginning of the end of Brexit https://t.co/3gXpPAAFHX
— Andrew Adonis (@Andrew_Adonis) February 3, 2020
Insightful article "The most notorious trouble spot along the entire border: exploring the dynamics of political violence in an Irish border town, 1971–1974" by @PaddyMulroe
— IrishPolStudies (@IrishPolStudies) January 17, 2020
France demands UK aligns with EU rules forever in return for Brexit trade deal https://t.co/lr7r6QvYR4 "Dynamic alignment"!!! More like dynamic bondage. If the French want this, even as an opening position, they are even more divorced from the real world than I thought.
— Christopher Meyer (@SirSocks) February 7, 2020
The UK’s representative to @WTO has just given the first statement of an independent, sovereign, free-trading UK at the WTO. UK will seize the opportunity to be a global leader in reducing trade barriers – delivering benefits for businesses and consumers.https://t.co/pZKJwHa3i6
— Dominic Raab (@DominicRaab) February 4, 2020
"Sir John Curtice said that in three recent polls showing support for independence rising to 50% or above in Scotland, the tipping point was reached entirely by Remainers who used to back the union switching sides."@whatukthinks @singharj @HuffPostUK https://t.co/J6psdZT1nM
— The UK in a Changing Europe (@UKandEU) February 5, 2020
BLOG: The Secretary of State's power to call a border poll in Northern Ireland: why British-Irish institutional cooperation is essential.
Etain Tannam argues Brexit highlights the need for firm institutional cooperation before a border poll is calledhttps://t.co/wiUdIdXhu7
— Constitution Unit (@ConUnit_UCL) February 9, 2020