19th January 2016
 
The South West’s apples and pears may soon be available in the USA after regulatory authorities in Washington published new rules that would allow the product on American shelves.

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7th January 2016 

South West Conservative MEPs Ashley Fox and Julie Girling have congratulated Molly Scott-Cato of the Green Party for adopting a new approach to openness and transparency. 

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8th December 2015

The Gibraltar MEP Ashley Fox is asking the EU Commission to update Gibraltar residents on whether the controversial CEPSA oil refinery close to Gibraltar/Spanish border is complying with European environmental and pollution regulations.

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25th November 2015 

Conservative MEPs have welcomed recognition from the European Commission that stronger anti-dumping policies are needed to deal with the situation in the steel industry.

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25th November 2015

Conservative MEPs have today rejected a report calling for EU tax harmonisation.

The report comes from a special committee of MEPs set up in the wake of the "LuxLeaks" revelations over allegations of tax avoidance.

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19th November 2015

Potential delays in the single farm payments could cause problems for farmers over the festive season and beyond. This was the message articulated to South West Conservative MEP, Ashley Fox, when he met with Dairy Farmers in Somerset.

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10th November 2015

The leader of the Conservative delegation in the European Parliament, Ashley Fox MEP, has warmly welcomed today's publication of the letter from David Cameron setting out the four key objectives for reforming the UK's membership of the EU.

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28th October 2015
 
South West beef is to be made available to consumers in Canada for the first time in nearly 20 years.

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28th October 2015

Under new European rules passed today, travellers putting together their own package holidays online will get the same protection as those buying from traditional travel agents.
South West MEP Ashley Fox said, “These new rules bring our consumer rights further into the digital age and will reassure holiday makers when they book "

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28th October 2015

A report from a group of MEPs on bringing in common EU rules for European Parliament elections has been branded "interfering and unnecessary" by the leader of the Conservative delegation in the European Parliament, Ashley Fox.

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27th October 2015

Huge telephone bills ruining your holiday budget, an internet connection not delivering on its promises and an end to small start ups being penalised in favour of large companies: these experiences will be soon old memories. 

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