3rd July 2013


The European Parliament will vote tomorrow (Thursday) on whether to adopt an astonishing report proposing intrusive changes to the way European elections are run in Britain.

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2nd July 2013


Local South West MEP, Ashley Fox, has condemned EU plans which would impose a cumbersome and intrusive inspection and testing regime for caravans and light trailers.

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1st July 2013

 

The European Commission is currently considering imposing an eye watering 47% duty on solar panels imported from China from 6th August 2013. This move is in response to accusations that China has been dumping (the practice of selling a product at less than the cost of production) solar cells onto the European market.

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28th June 2013

 

I am delighted that the European Parliament has finally seen sense and accepted a six per cent cut in next year's EU budget - ideally it should have been cut even more.

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25th June 2013

 

The Gibraltar Government has been holding an exhibition at the European Parliamen tin Brussels this week hosted by Conservative MEP Ashley Fox.

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24th May


Britain can expect to benefit hugely if a comprehensive free trade agreement can be negotiated between the European Union and the USA.

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23rd May 2013

 

I had hoped that the recent story on how the EU was going to ban olive oil jugs & dipping bowls in restaurants was either a scare story invented by the press or a belated April Fool. Sadly it would appear that this is actually true.

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16th May 2013

 

I am repeatedly appalled by some of my MEP colleagues and their never ending demands for more taxpayers' money. Earlier this year, David Cameron successfully negotiated with other Heads of Government to reduce the EU budget for the first time in 56 years.

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24th April 2013

 

A planned visit to Iran by a delegation of left-wing MEPs on 26th April is an appalling act of naivety and will send mixed signals about our resolve towards the regime.

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8th April 2013

 

I joined the Conservative Party because I was inspired by Margaret Thatcher's leadership. She is my political hero and one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century. She brought Britain back from the brink of bankruptcy, helped win the Cold war and once again assured our country a leading role in global politics.

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18th March 2013


Proposed changes to the Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) service could lead to the closure of the Coastguard facility in Portland. This was the message expressed by Dorset County Councillor Tim Munro, and Borough Councillors Ian Munro-Price and Ian Bruce, to South West MEP, Ashley Fox, when he visited the threatened airbase last week.

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