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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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South West MEP Ashley Fox has welcomed new plans to allow the collection and sharing of flight passenger data in order to detect terrorist and serious criminal activity.

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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.

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31st March 2016

The South West MEP Ashley Fox is calling on the EU Commission to do more to protect Europe's declining Tuttle Dove population.

The MEP was responding to Malta's decision to allow 5000 of the doves to be shot next month as they pass over the island on their migratory route. Although their initial plans were to allow 11,000 to be hunted.

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30th March 2016

South West MEP and Conservative Leader Ashley Fox has met with members of the Greensleeves Shooting Club in Bishop’s Cleeve near Tewkesbury to discuss changes to European gun laws.

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22nd March 2016

Dear Reader,

The primary reason why I will be voting for the UK to remain in the European Union is the importance of the Single Market for British businesses. Our membership of the EU allows us unrestricted access to this market of over 500 million people. This is vital for the British economy. Were we to leave, I doubt we would be able to sign a satisfactory trading agreement with the EU.

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17th March 2016

The South West MEP and European Conservative Leader Ashley Fox has welcomed a deal reached to remove women’s sanitary products from VAT.

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11th March 2016

One of the South West MEPs will continue to oppose measures he says threatens to turn back the clock at British ports.

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