Mike Hookem MEP – Theresa May forgot our fishermen

Is Theresa May set to continue Edward Heath’s betrayal of Britain’s fishing industry? Fishermen were betrayed by a Conservative Prime Minister in 1970 and it seems that without clarification, Theresa May could continue that trend. The Prime Minister made a wide-ranging speech setting out her aims and objectives for achieving Brexit, yet failed to mention the EU dominated fishing industry. Mrs May’s failure came despite many people in the industry believing they were ‘sold out’ and ‘betrayed’ by Conservative Prime Minister, Edward Heath when in 1970 he signed the UK up to the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), in a…

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