Border force agents check EU Fishing Quota’s instead of stopping ‘illegal migrants’

uk-border-force-agency-eu-fishing-migrant-742622Fishermen have hit out at “absolutely shocking” Border Force agents who are using their migrant patrol boats to instead check they are sticking to EU fishing quotas. The Home Office has been told to get its priorities straight as fishermen in Ramsgate are regularly being targeted by security agencies. John Nichols, chairman of the Thanet Fishermen’s Association, said: “There’s more border agency and security boats around than in the past because of migrants coming across the Channel, but out of boredom they have a look at our fishing boats.  “We’ve seen more boardings of fishing vessels recently than at any stage in the past.” Video, read the story here 13:05

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