French fishermen warn UK blockade could start tomorrow and target Christmas supplies

French fishermen warn UK blockade could start tomorrow and target Christmas supplies

French fishermen warn UK blockade could start tomorrow and target Christmas supplies ‘We’re ready to block everything,’ French fishermen warn French fishermen who have lost their right to fish in British waters are planning a blockade that could start as soon as Friday. The fisherman plan to target Christmas supplies that are being imported into the UK and promised to block Calais, Dunkirk and the Channel Tunnel if necessary. A row has broken out over the UK government’s refusal to grant many licences for French fishermen to work in British waters after Brexit. One fisherman, Laurent Merlin, told the BBC that they are “in a constant state of anxiety and anger” and added: “We are waiting until Friday, and then we’ll start to organise ourselves to attack.” Speaking from the …
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