Mr Farage was speaking after widespread reports suggested UK chief negotiator Lord David Frost was preparing to sign the UK up for a deal which would cut demands for a 60 percent reduction in the catch by value in British waters to 35 percent – much nearer to the 25 percent proposed by the EU. The issue is highly controversial, and would breach the red lines insisted upon by many Brexiteers including the Brexit Party leader himself.
Mr Farage told Express.co.uk: “I have always said said that fishing would be the acid test of Brexit.
“This looks like more very bad news.”
Mr Farage, one of 29 Brexit Party MEPs elected last year, is a long-term sceptic about Mr Johnson’s motives.
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