18th May 2010

 

South West Conservative MEP, Ashley Fox, is leading a charge to try and cut back the travelling circus that is the monthly movement of the European Parliament from Brussels to Strasbourg.

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22nd April 2010


Dear Editor,
Next month the EU accounts will be coming before the European Parliament for approval, despite the fact that these have not been signed off by the auditors for the last 15 years.

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20th April 2010


Dear Sir,


I was concerned to learn that the EU now wants to ban 95% of rodent poisons. This ban will harm the businesses that make these poisons and those who work in pest control.  It will also make life more difficult for people, farms or other businesses who need to deal with rats and mice.

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7th April 2010


Dear Sir,


I am delighted that my Conservative colleagues in the House of Commons have forced the Labour Party to back down from introducing their proposed Cider Tax.

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26th March 2010


Dear Sir,

I am dismayed that once again West Country drinks seem to be in the Labour Party’s firing line both at European and National Level.

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16th March 2010

 

The Labour Government will shortly be facing further damning criticism of its handling of the national debt and its proposals to cut the deficit. Gordon Brown may believe that he has saved the world, but the EU does not agree that he is saving our Economy.

 

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26th February 2010


I am dismayed that the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture has supported the re-introduction of laws which would place restrictions on the size and shape of fruit and vegetables sold in our shops.

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3rd March 2010


Dear Sir,


I am delighted that after months of delay the Airbus A400M has been approved for construction.

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25th February 2010

 

 

MEPs today voted to start the process of overhauling the European Fishing Industry and how to reform the Common Fisheries Policy. The former European Commissioner for Fisheries, Joe Borg, admitted that the current policy has not succeeded in its objectives.

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27th January 2010

 

A Labour MEP's campaign to ban Devon-produced Buckfast wine must not be allowed to succeed, south west Conservative MEP Ashley Fox said today.

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13th January 2010


Brussels 13 January 2010. The European Commission is currently hoarding several billion Euros raised from fines on companies that have engaged in anti-competitive practices, such as Intel and Microsoft.

Conservative Economic Committee member Ashley Fox MEP said that the United Kingdom should be given back its share of the cash, instead of the money being held by the European Commission as a surplus.

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