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Lois from Essex told Channel 5’s Jeremy Vine that the EU is attempting to take British fishermen’s livelihoods away. She also stated that her fury at the European Union had nothing to do with nostalgia and was based on prioritising the British fishing industry.
Lois said: “This has got nothing to do with nostalgia, it has got everything to do with our industry.
“Why should we keep giving in to the EU?
“How dare they try and take our livelihoods away from us.
“How dare they! They still want control.”
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The European Union’s Chief Negotiator, Michel Barnier, has offered to give between 15 and 18 percent of fish caught in UK waters by European boats back to Britain under a deal.
The EU’s offer would be worth just an estimated £105million (€117million).
Earlier this morning Michael Gove told Sky News that the offer was unacceptable for Britain.
Mr Gove outlined three sticking points in the trade talks with the European Union.
Sky News host Kay Burley asked regarding the UK and EU trade agreement negotiations: “What are the remaining sticking points?”
The Conservative MP said: “There are three, the first is fisheries.
“The EU still wants to take the lion’s share of the fish in our waters which is just not fair given we are leaving the EU.
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“The second thing is that the EU still wants us to be tied to their way of doing things.
“The third thing is what happens if there is a dispute.
“The EU is at the moment reserving the right if there is a dispute, not quite to rip everything up, but really to impose some quite penal and tough restrictions on us.
“We do not think that is fair.”
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