European News

WHY DANIEL HANNAN IS STANDING AGAIN

The Opposition parties have succeeded on blocking Brexit, at least for now, and we seem almost certain to face another European election next month. 
 

MEP STRIPPED OF VISA-FREE TRAVEL RESPONSIBILITY

A British MEP has today been stripped of responsibility for processing a technical piece of no deal Brexit visa legislation that has been hijacked by the Spanish Government pushing their claims on Gibraltar.

MEP ON IRISH BACKSTOP

The Irish backstop, far from preventing a hard border post-Brexit, will create one if not amended, Conservative MEPs' leader Ashley Fox warned the European Parliament this afternoon.

EU-JAPAN DEAL - STEPPING STONE

Ratifying the EU-Japan trade deal is the UK's first step to secure its own ambitious agreement with Japan post-Brexit, Conservative MEP Syed Kamall said today after the European Parliament's trade committee approved the deal.

MEPs SAFEGUARD UK CAR INDUSTRY

Thousands of jobs at Jaguar Land Rover have been protected today after Conservative MEPs secured a crucial exemption for the company from the EU's punitive emission plans.

TIME RUNNING OUT FOR EU

Time is running out for the European Union to deliver on the issues its citizens really care about, European Conservatives and Reformists group Co-chairman Syed Kamall warned today.

KEEPING BRITAIN AND EUROPE SAFE

Conservatives in the European Parliament are working to keep Britain and the rest of Europe safe. Here are some recent examples along with projects in hand.

Introduced Passenger Name Records

EU WORK TO PROTECT ENVIRONMENT

In the European Parliament, Conservative MEPs have been leading efforts to protect our environment and combat climate change. Here are just four things we've done:

BRXIT - A CHAIRMAN'S PERSPECTIVE

During the Referendum campaign I was clear that the Wealden Constituency Conservative Association would not take a position and would not campaign for one side or the other.  Of course the officers and members of the Association held their own views and were free to air them and to campaign for w