I had a good job in the Civil Service. Heath wanted into the EEC at any price. Sound familiar? Well it was just like the Big Business Remoaner arguments today. The last straw for me was when the EEC pulled a last minute fast one declaring our fishing waters were a common resource open to all EEC fishermen. This destroyed much of our fishing industry and laid waste to many of our coastal fishing communities. The FCO had no idea the EEC was cooking up this trick and frankly did not care. They only wanted to please their political master Heath. I resigned from the Civil Service and took up a position at Liverpool University. The port of Liverpool trade was also devastated as the trade routes switched to the South East ports.
Its a case of deja vu as it sis now reported T May is happy to sell out our fisher men's birthright to save her wrinkled political skin. |This is a red line for me.
My other red line is that we must rid ourselves of the ECJ and take back control of our laws. Freedom is absolute and permanent , trade is transient and impermanent. I|DS has written a good piece to this effect in today's Telegraph
The Telegraph as always seeking to please their Tory readership choose as their front page headline
I am glad to see some of the legal establishment are now supporting the Rees Mogg view that if we don't get out of every bit of ECJ jurisdiction we have not left the EU. I have no doubt the EU will try and pull another fast one like the fishing ground swindle during May's implementaion period when the ECJ will still be in charge of us