2nd September 2016
As MEPs returned to Brussels this week after the summer recess, the job of Conservative members was clear: to help our Government secure the best deal for Britain as we negotiate exit terms from the European Union.
For me, a key message that came through loud and very clearly from the EU referendum was a desire for the Government to take control of the number of people entering our country.
11th July 2016
The Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament, Ashley Fox MEP, issued the following statement after confirmation that Theresa May will be the next Leader of the Conservative Party.
15th June 2016
Indecipherable energy labels for electronic goods are set to become a thing of the past after a committee of MEPs voted to go back to a previous, clearer, energy labelling system.
8th June 2016
Conservative MEPs have confirmed their support for European Commission proposals to tackle corporate tax avoidance and condemned Labour for backing the handover of tax powers to Brussels.
1st June 2016
The South West MEP Ashley Fox is calling on EU chiefs to get tough on the smugglers who abuse Europe’s open borders to bring thousands of puppies into the UK.
31st May 2016
Today's announcement of talks to update and extend the EU's trade deal with Mexico has been welcomed by Conservative MEPs.
27th April 2016
Reforms to the duty exemption enjoyed by small cider producers in the South West are expected to be announced next year after a campaign led by local MEP Ashley Fox.
1st April 2016
West Country farmed cheddar could be granted special status in the United States after it was announced it is to be included in ongoing trade negotiations.
Following pressure from the South West MEP and European Conservative Leader, Ashley Fox, the European Commission has agreed to seek protection for the world-famous cheddar in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks.