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Would Brexit really help our fishing communities?

Maritime borders have always been difficult to police—and the challenge only increases under the surface

By Maria Damanaki  

A fishing boat at sea. Campaigners for Britain to leave the European Union have claimed that it would free our fishermen from unnecessary regulation ©Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: Twelve things you need to know about Brexit

What impact has the European Union had on both the fishing industry and the dwindling stocks of fish? Last week, UKIP leader Nigel…

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