Secure All UK Waters – Letter to Lobby MP’s

Fishing for Leave recently highlighted the deliberately ambiguous wording in the Conservative manifesto regarding the text defining the extent and boundaries of the waters the UK will be fully responsible for the access and management over upon withdrawal from the … Read More

One Year On The Fight for Brexit is Unabated

A year ago today the Fishing for Leave flotilla proceeded up the Thames to the heart of our capital in London with 30 vessels in support of the campaign to free our nation from the EU.   The flotilla was … Read More

High Profile Lowestoft Meeting + Q&A

This Friday (the 16th) a seminal high profile Meeting, Debate and Q&A session is being held in Lowestoft hosted by BFP Eastern. From 1200 in The Orbis Centre, Wilde Street, Lowestoft, NR32 1XH Local MPs, UKIP Fisheries Spokesman Mike Hookem, … Read More

Michael Gove’s Appointment – 200mile Clarity Crucial

Fishing for Leave welcomes Michael Gove’s appointment as Secretary of State for Defra. FFL are happy given his family connections to fishing and his Brexit credentials and hope he does both justice. Although Defra is not Mr Gove’s previous specialty … Read More

British fishermen have had enough! – And it is going to go beyond just Denmark

Denmark’s TV2 recently came to meet fishermen at Troon in Ayrshire to find out about Brexit. http://nyheder.tv2.dk/udland/2017-06-03-britiske-fiskere-har-faaet-nok-og-det-kommer-til-at-gaa-ud-over-danmark **Translation Below** British fishermen are looking forward to Brexit. Then they can gain control over their own waters. But all of this could … Read More

FFL Brexit Presentation at Aberdeen Expo

FFL will hold a Brexit Presentation at the Aberdeen Expo show on Friday between 3 and 5 pm.  FFL invite everyone attending the show to this presentation and Q&A in the Balmoral Suite, next to the main entrance. This presentation … Read More

Fisheries Minister shadowboxing with FFL

Fishing for Leaves analysis of Conservative manifesto elicited an immediate and strong response from Fisheries Minister George Eustice. He, said that it was wrong to suggest the manifesto committed to sovereign control of waters just 12 miles out to sea, saying: … Read More

Conservative Manifesto – PM May Fail on Fishing

FFL are incredulous over 4 specific words in the Conservative manifesto which indicate the government will only take back a tiny slice of UK water out to 12 miles! Analysis and scrutiny of every word is key in any legal … Read More

FFL Interview in Le Monde

*A majority of British fishermen seem to be highly derogatory towards the European institutions. Most of them would have voted for Brexit. How do you explain that? Does this detestation  seem a legitimate greviance? The resentment is not only against … Read More

Conservatives and SNP Face Off Over Fishing

Yesterday a war of words erupted between Scots Conservative leader and the SNP when Miss Davidson visited Peterhead harbour. A leaked letter from the SFF was seized upon by the SNP, who suggested that the Secretary of State for DEFRA … Read More