19 Oct 2018

David Duguid MP on Brexit: ‘I couldn’t vote for withdrawal agreement that doesn’t advance interests of Scottish fishermen’

Europe Editor and Presenter

Theresa May’s beleaguered Brexit plan is facing yet more opposition from within her own ranks, this time from Scottish Tories, who’ve rejected any moves to delay Britain’s departure from the Common Fisheries Policy. Scottish Secretary David Mundell said the policy had been “bad for Scotland and bad for the UK”, and had influenced many people to vote Leave. Conservative MP David Duguid, whose Banff and Buchan constituency is home to a substantial fishing industry, gives his view.