25th November 2015

Conservative MEPs have today rejected a report calling for EU tax harmonisation.

The report comes from a special committee of MEPs set up in the wake of the "LuxLeaks" revelations over allegations of tax avoidance.

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19th November 2015

Potential delays in the single farm payments could cause problems for farmers over the festive season and beyond. This was the message articulated to South West Conservative MEP, Ashley Fox, when he met with Dairy Farmers in Somerset.

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10th November 2015

The leader of the Conservative delegation in the European Parliament, Ashley Fox MEP, has warmly welcomed today's publication of the letter from David Cameron setting out the four key objectives for reforming the UK's membership of the EU.

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28th October 2015
 
South West beef is to be made available to consumers in Canada for the first time in nearly 20 years.

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28th October 2015

Under new European rules passed today, travellers putting together their own package holidays online will get the same protection as those buying from traditional travel agents.
South West MEP Ashley Fox said, “These new rules bring our consumer rights further into the digital age and will reassure holiday makers when they book "

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28th October 2015

A report from a group of MEPs on bringing in common EU rules for European Parliament elections has been branded "interfering and unnecessary" by the leader of the Conservative delegation in the European Parliament, Ashley Fox.

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27th October 2015

Huge telephone bills ruining your holiday budget, an internet connection not delivering on its promises and an end to small start ups being penalised in favour of large companies: these experiences will be soon old memories. 

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17th September 2015

The leader of the Conservative delegation in the European Parliament, Ashley Fox, has warned that proposals for compulsory relocation of refugees and migrants will do nothing to solve the current crisis.

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11th September 2015

South West MEP Ashley Fox has welcomed confirmation that the European Commission is to bring in an exemption from EU VAT rules for microbusinesses.

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11th September 2015

The sovereignty of Gibraltar will not be discussed by the EU’s Council of Minister after Gibraltar MEP Ashley Fox and his colleagues persuaded fellow parliamentarians to delete a needless reference to Gibraltar in a report on EU transport policy.

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1st September 2015

The EU Commission has signalled it will consider allowing a tax exemption for the South West’s small cider and perry producers.

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