Destroying coastal barriers to “create a new habitat area” would mean leaving our seaside towns and villages to be flooded. People must come first.
Even the 21-month implementation period could drive more boats out of business, and leave us ill-equipped to rebuild a long-suffering industry.
Just as Geldof swearing at fishermen symbolised the referendum divide, negotiations over fish offer an insight into what ‘taking back control’ really means.
300 people died last year – leaving safety up to lifeguards is not enough. All children must learn to swim.
Low aspirational parenting and teaching are key problems.
The Government should adopt this proven, reliable technology that would inject billions into struggling coastal communities.