France’s threat to cut off electricity to Jersey proves the UK needs to rely less on the EU for energy
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- May 6, 2021 3:35 pm GMTMay 6, 2021 1:22 pm GMT
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The French government’s threat to cut off electricity to the isle of Jersey amid a row over post-Brexit fishing rights highlights the risks the UK faces from its reliance on the European Union for energy imports.
What’s the issue?
France as well as the wider EU continue to act aggressively towards the UK following Brexit. From the way the EU has acted over the Covid-19 vaccines this latest spat is just another diplomatic spat between Britain and its bitter European neighbours.