All at sea.
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Rather than becoming an independent coastal state and being able to form its own fisheries policy, the UK’s fishing industry remains beholden to EU rules.
Fishermen had to discard their excess fish – or risk capsizing.
Exiting the EU does not mean closing off British seas.
New surveys show the overwhelming antipathy for the EU among UK fishermen.
Nigel Farage raised fishing quotas on the campaign trawl in Grismby.
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UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said EU fisheries policies means the UK gives away the majority of its fish. Is he right?
Could the discard ban hinder more than it helps?
It was hailed as a great victory for conservation, common sense and people power. Last year the European Commission finally voted to phase out the shameful practice of discarding hundreds of thousands…