UK should not fear trade tariffs post-Brexit, says fishing chief

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Bertie Armstrong agrees British catch could at least double after withdrawing from ‘generous’ common fisheries policy

The UK should not be “frightened to death” of the trade tariffs that could be introduced after Brexit as they may not prove to be a disaster, the head of the Scottish fishing industry has said.

Bertie Armstrong, chief executive of the Scottish Fisherman’s Federation, told the Commons Brexit select committee that the fishing sector stood to see a doubling or more of its catch when Britain took back control of its waters.

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