The Common Fisheries Policy: the destruction of the British fishing industry

eu destoyed britain, scottland fishing industryThis island nation has a proud fishing heritage going back many generations. By 1970 the fishing industries in England and Scotland were among the finest in the whole world. Britain was catching over a million tons of fish a year, and was in preparation to claim its international right to the resources of a 200 mile Exclusive Economic Zone around the whole British Isles as per the new law of the sea agreed by the United Nations in 1973. By the 70’s fishing ports were prosperous and the future of our fishing industry looked secure. Then Edward Heath surrendered out national sovereignty and ended centuries of independence when he joined the “Common Market” in 1973, the embryo of the European Union. Read the rest here 17:20

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