8th December 2011

I am delighted that the European Commission has started to see sense regarding the electronic tagging of sheep. The Commission's Standing Committee on animal health has just approved a UK proposal

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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.

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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

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15th November 2011

My Euro-constituency contains both the South West of England and Gibraltar; today I am dismayed over an European legal ruling that forces the Rock to abandon its competitive tax regime

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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

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26th October 2011

Today, despite the Eurozone crisis, the European Parliament is expected to vote in favour of a 5.23% increase for next year’s budget

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25th October 2011

I am outraged that under a proposal expected to be unveiled by the European Commission on 26th October

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13th October 2011

I am alarmed, but not surprised, by the European Commission’s latest attempt to muddy the legal waters.

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20th September 2011
I am increasingly concerned about new EU criminal law proposals which are scheduled to undermine national governments.

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2nd September 2011
I have repeatedly warned about the dangers of unfair competition for British egg farmers and welcome today's (Friday) British parliamentary committee report on the EU's Welfare of Laying Hens Directive.

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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.

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