LETTERS

 EU Commissioners are ignoring their own scientific advice by letting Dutch fishermen use electro-pulse fishing on British fishing grounds

Dear Sir, You can’t beat a fish and chip supper, but how often do we stop to think about where and how the fish was caught? We all know that our fishing grounds have been decimated by the EU Common Fisheries Policy and so many of our traditional fleets, including in North East, have literally […]

LETTERS

 The UK is on the brink of a massive recycling crisis

Dear Sir, It is plain that the UK is on the brink of a massive recycling crisis and it is one the government can no longer ignore. We had impossible recycling targets thrust on us by the EU under the Waste Framework Directive and this threw our local authorities into a tail spin to try […]

LETTERS

It is right that we should take back control of our waters as soon as we leave the EU 

Dear Sir. I am pleased to read that we are to get a squadron of armed navy patrol boats to prevent European boats fishing illegally in UK waters. It is right that we should take back control of our waters as soon as we leave the EU and without any delay. These four boats, being […]

PRESS-RELEASE

Statement on tonight’s House of Commons vote

My statement on tonight’s House of Commons vote: MPs should consider the consequences of their actions. Tonight the House of Commons has spoken, on a vote of 309 to 305, to require the future UK-EU deal to be approved by a statute passed by Parliament. Those who supported this motion are seeking to undermine Brexit […]

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Statement on the UK-EU Brexit agreement

“Senior EU figures are now openly calling for a United States of Europe by 2025; the good news is that we’re getting off the train before it reaches a destination where almost nobody in the UK wants to go. When the former President of the European Parliament, now the second-most powerful politician in Germany, joins […]