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Brexit: Reality is Finally Dawning On Europe

85507322-A060-4ABD-9AB9-0B791513E1B3.jpegFishing makes up 40 percent of the local economy and Urk is where 32 percent of the Netherlands’ fish is bought and sold. And locals fear that if Dutch vessels are barred from British waters after Brexit much of the industry will disappear overnight. A recent report from the EU’s Committee of the Regions looking at the predicted cultural and economic fallout from Brexit found Urk was one of the fishing communities in the EU27 with the most to lose. However, fishing ports up and down the North Sea coast and further afield are watching the Brexit talks with apprehension…..More