11th March 2015
Ashley Fox, Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament and MEP for the South West of England & Gibraltar, has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to back Britain’s beer and pub sector by cutting beer duty for the third time in the Budget on 18th March.
2nd March 2015
Ashley Fox MEP, Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament has welcomed last week’s announcement by the European Commission to create an ‘Energy Union'.
16th December 2014
I recently visited the Superfast Cornwall programme in Camborne, Cornwall to find out the fibre broadband rollout in Cornwall. At the heart of our discussion was progress that the project had made since its inception in 2010 and the economic benefit to Cornwall.
15th October 2014
In recent days I have been contacted by thousands of constituents regarding the EU/USA Trade Deal, officially known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Unfortunately, various left wing pressure groups have propagated a number of lies that have misled people about TTIP.
8th October 2014
Ashley Fox, MEP for the South West of England & Gibraltar, has warmly welcomed the decision by the Commission to finally give the go ahead for the new reactor at Hinkley Point. The proposed development had been the subject of a lengthy investigation by officials within the Competition Commission as to whether the funding package for the new reactor constitutes ‘state aid’ and is therefore illegal under EU law. This investigation has now concluded and the plans have been approved.
22nd September 2014
The European Commission is once again considering proposals that could threaten the smooth running of British Ports, including those such as Avonmouth and Portbury near Bristol. The Commission’s aim is to introduce competition into the largely State owned and State Subsidised ports on the continent.
1st August 2014
An official report by the EU's Court of Auditors has added huge weight to the campaign headed by South West Conservative MEP Ashley Fox to stop the European Parliament endlessly shuttling between Strasbourg and Brussels.
29th May 2014
Conservative MEPs reacted with anger today after the European Commission tried to undermine David Cameron's historic budget cut by demanding an extra £500 million from British taxpayers to meet Brussels spending bills this year.
16th May 2014
Local South West MEP, Ashley Fox, visited the South West’s largest agricultural market, the Sedgemoor Auction Centre, on Saturday 10th May. Ashley was shown around by Robert Venner, who runs the Centre for auctioneers and chartered surveyors Greenslade Taylor Hunt, together with Rebecca Pow, the Prospective Conservative MP for the Taunton Deane constituency.