It was back on June 23rd 2016 that the UK voted in the EU referendum with a turnout of 72.2%.
The UK may be leaving the EU this Friday, 12th of April and it also may be with No Deal. If this happens the UK Government has issued advice to those wishing to import good from EU countries.
“A no deal Brexit is by far the biggest threat to farming and to our successful food and drink sector.”
Fergus Ewing, the Rural Economy Secretary in the Scottish Government, has called on the UK Government to financially compensate Scottish farmers who will be hit extremely hard if there is a No Deal Brexit.
As the prospect of a no deal Brexit , 29th of March, looms ever closer The Orkney News takes another look at fisheries.
“It took a while for anyone to notice, then Prof. Colin Richards noticed, that the types of stone used at the Ring of Brodgar, were different, as you work your way round the circle. “
This year’s agreement will see some increases and decreases in particular stocks and improved protection for the European eel .
There will be a 33% cut in cod which can be caught, 31% for Haddock, 36% cut to herring and 20% cut to mackerel.
Coastal and island communities around Scotland have been awarded financial help in the latest round of funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF)
The EU today, 13th of November 2018, published contingency plans in case the UK leaves the EU on March 29th 2019 with no deal agreed.
The situation will be extremely serious for the supply of medicines and medical products should the UK leave the EU with no deal.