Neil Parish and his “coastal communities” blind spot

Long article by Somerset farmer and Tiverton and Honiton MP on the impact of Brexit on “coastal communities”.

Two-thirds of the article is about the impact of Brexit agriculture, one-third is about its impact on fishing.

Anyone notice a glaring omission? TOURISM!

Does he have any idea of the effect of Brexit on tourism – one of East Devon’s biggest earners? Apparently not.

Oh, and by the way, as with nearly 100% of our railways and most of our utility companies, many British fishing boats are NOT British owned:

“Nearly half of the total English fishing quota is controlled by companies from overseas, according to an investigation into the extent of foreign dominance over UK waters. …”


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