31st March 2017
European Parliament Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt has been accused of appeasing Spain by excluding references to Gibraltar from the Parliament's draft Brexit resolution.
23rd March 2017
A revision of the EU's energy labelling scheme has been agreed following late night talks in Brussels.
15th March 2017
Today the European Chemicals Agency’s Risk Assessment Committee concluded that the widely used herbicide glyphosate should not be classified as a carcinogen.
3rd February 2017
Cancer is a vile disease that shatters families and destroys lives. If we are to tackle it then we all need to work together, sharing expertise, research and funding. This is the message from Cancer Research UK as they and fellow cancer charities prepare for World Cancer Day on 4th February 2017.
13th January 2017
Ambitious plans to make the EU a global leader in cloud computing are being jeopardised by a failure to take a market-led approach.
2nd December 2016
Ashley Fox MEP, Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament and MEP for the South West of England, is supporting Airbus’s calls for action to be taken against Boing after the World Trade Organisation (WTO) criticised ‘illegal’ subsidies given to the American aircraft giant.
15th November 2016
Thalidomide survivors in the South West who have been campaigning to access a ‘survivors fund’ in Germany are being supported by local MEP Ashley Fox.
15th November 2016
Brexit minister to hold regular meetings with Conservative MEPs
Minister for Exiting the European Union David Jones said today he wanted to hold regular meetings with Conservative MEPs as the Brexit process moves forward.
9th November 2016
South West MEP Ashley Fox is calling on farmers to be ‘front and centre’ of Brexit negotiations and has today launched a consultation with the NFU in the region for ideas on the future of farming.
Ashley Fox said, “The South West produces more food than Scotland, twice as much as Wales and has over 25,000 commercial agricultural holdings. It is the most rural region in England and its agricultural powerhouse.’
31st October 2016
Responding to the news that the CETA EU-Canada trade deal has finally been signed, the South West MEP Ashley Fox said: "CETA is one of the highest quality agreements ever negotiated, with a country that has values and standards very similar to our own.”