If this is not what Conservatives wanted then Sir Edward Heath should not have taken us into what is now the European Union and Baroness Thatcher should not have signed up to the Single Market.
Within the IGC we might try to negotiate better rights for our fishermen in "our" waters but should ask ourselves what price would be demanded in other areas.
Another fish war? I think not. Last time we looked faintly ridiculous. This time we should look absurd.
J A Davis
Lieutenant-Commander RN (Ret)
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