I was concerned to learn that the EU now wants to ban 95% of rodent poisons. This ban will harm the businesses that make these poisons and those who work in pest control. It will also make life more difficult for people, farms or other businesses who need to deal with rats and mice.
16th March 2010
The Labour Government will shortly be facing further damning criticism of its handling of the national debt and its proposals to cut the deficit. Gordon Brown may believe that he has saved the world, but the EU does not agree that he is saving our Economy.
25th February 2010
MEPs today voted to start the process of overhauling the European Fishing Industry and how to reform the Common Fisheries Policy. The former European Commissioner for Fisheries, Joe Borg, admitted that the current policy has not succeeded in its objectives.
13th January 2010
Brussels 13 January 2010. The European Commission is currently hoarding several billion Euros raised from fines on companies that have engaged in anti-competitive practices, such as Intel and Microsoft.
Conservative Economic Committee member Ashley Fox MEP said that the United Kingdom should be given back its share of the cash, instead of the money being held by the European Commission as a surplus.
New law could push many sheep farmers over the edge, local MEP warns
As of 1st January, South West sheep farmers will face substantial new costs in complying with a redundant new EU requirement to electronically tag their flocks, local Conservative MEP, Ashley Fox, has warned.