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Falklands' government and fishing industry reject MLA Spink's 'breezy' Brexit

Friday, July 19th 2019 - 09:57 UTC
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The impact of Brexit on the Falkland Islands' fishing industry could be “significant” according to the fishing industry, contradicting lawmaker MLA Roger Spink’s view in last week's Penguin News that there were measures that could be undertaken to mitigate the impact of potential tariffs. Read full article

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  • Think

    TWIMC...

    I Think you Kelpers should inform yourself and GOOGLE the European Union's rules about EU fishing boats fishing on NON EU waters...

    MLA Spink's mooted reflagging of vessels to EU flags in order to avoid tariffs is NOT AN OPTION SINCE ABOUT 1990.., when the EU closed all the then existing loopholes in this regard...

    Capisce...?

    Jul 19th, 2019 - 07:13 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • portman

    not the end of the world but obviously less money for the companies and fig. fi's loss eu's gain. golden opportunity to seek alternative markets with lower tariffs. fig should allow tariff as business expense which will reduce tax burden. fig must resist any request to reduce licence fees to compensate and respond with offer on tender or auction basis to ascertain true market rates as opposed to current notional rates for the various species.

    Jul 19th, 2019 - 12:31 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    TWIMC...

    I just re-read the interview Mr. Spink gave to Penguin News...
    More than “Breezy” Brexit.., I would define it as “Sleazy” Brexit...
    A perfect textbook example of “IAVC”...(Insular Argentina Viveza Criolla)...
    Please Kelpers..., we want you to integrate with us alright............ BUT NOT IN THIS WAY...!

    Jul 19th, 2019 - 07:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Barron

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Jul 27th, 2019 - 05:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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