Former Brexit party MEP Belinda de Lucy sought answers to Lord Frost’s three questions in a Twitter post. He asked the UK’s chief negotiator how the conversion would take place, how it would be polished and if the European Union’s super trawler – which catches the UK’s fish – could be approved under the terms of the term.
Mrs de Lucy said: “Our coastal communities are among the poorest in the UK.
“Their source of income has been transferred from their cities to the EU. We ask them to verify the transition for an additional three years.
“What a transformation? How to polish? What about EU super trawlers? DavidGHFrost. “
The former MEP’s post came after Britain last week offered Brussels a three-year transition period for fishing.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen convened a conference.
After a video conference, the two leaders ordered Lord Frost and his EU counterpart Michel Bernier to “work intensively” to finally reach an agreement.
Phishing rights, state aid and administration continue to be major sticking points between the two sides.
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8.15am Update: Former MEP claims ‘discount’ on fishing
Former Brexit party MEP Jun Mumri tweeted: “Who will surrender our seas and our natural resources in their right mind? No concessions.”
7.30am Update: Brexit bill rejected by Lords
The elected colleagues defeated the government last night because of the Brescit immigration change.
The House of Lords movement repeatedly went against the government centering on legislation ending independence.
This means the flagship bill is facing a legal dispute known as a parliamentary ping pong, where it bounces between MPs and counterparts.
The new system is set to take effect on January 2, following the expiration of the Braxit Transition Rules in the Immigration Bill.
It abolished the EU’s policy of movement and introduced a point-based system instead.