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14 Jan 2021

Scottish fishermen ‘struggling to cope’ with Brexit red tape

Scotland Correspondent

Fishing was supposed to be a major upside of Brexit, but parts of the industry are finding themselves in crisis.

There are claims of lorry loads of seafood being destroyed, fishing boats unable to leave harbour and some firms facing total collapse.

That’s the backdrop against which Leader of the Commons, Jacob Rees Mogg, claimed on Thursday that fish in British waters are “better and happier” after Brexit.