29th November 2011
With the wealth of proposals and announcements in the Chancellor's Autumn Statement today it is often easy to miss some of the detail. I for one am delighted to see The Chancellor make a commitment on behalf of this Government to reduce the burden that EU regulation places on businesses.
21st November 2011
Tedworth House, owned by the British Army since 1897, is currently experiencing a new lease of life as a Personnel Recovery Centre for injured servicemen and women. The former grand hunting lodge is now leased by the charity Help for Heroes for £1 a year for the next 99 years, and is currently undergoing a £20million transformation to turn it from a former barracks into a first class facility for members of the armed forces
10th November 2011
I am calling on the European Commission to scale back its highly controversial plans regarding the electronic tagging of sheep. The new rules which came into force in 2010
13th October 2011
I am alarmed, but not surprised, by the European Commission’s latest attempt to muddy the legal waters.
19th August 2011
I am calling on the Commission to support a fair deal for British Pig Farmers who are facing unfair competition from Europe. British Pig Farmers are expected to conform to strict animal welfare standards that are not applicable in the most of the EU.