Kipper tie: Boris Johnson sports fish symbol in Brexit message

Prime minister joins ranks of prominent figures using clothing to comment on issues

Boris Johnson delivered his press conference on Christmas Eve, outlining the Brexit trade deal that will separate the EU and UK, while wearing a tie with a subtle fish motif in a nod to one of the dominant issues of the tortuous negotiations.

Despite Britain’s fishing industry being responsible for only 0.1% of the country’s GDP, it became symbolic of a desire by leave voters to “take back control”.

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