Fleetwood’s morning fish catch in pictures, as the Brexit paperwork rows continue
January 28, 2021
We went along to the docks ahead of the daily auction in Fleetwood.
A member of staff at Midland Fish in Fleetwood carries fish prepared for sale
A member of staff at Midland Fish in Fleetwood wheels a tray of fish prepared for sale at the docks
MPs have warned the Government that the entire fishing industry could be destroyed if ministers do not fix customs clearance technology at the border which has hampered fish and seafood trade since Britain started operating on fresh terms with the European Union at the start of the year.
Boris Johnson has said his Brexit trade deal will be “very beneficial” in the medium to long term for fishermen but admitted that initial problems were “inevitable”.