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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

TRUM/KIM SUMMIT

Conservative MEP Nirj Deva, who for the past 30 months has been engaged in behind the scenes negotiations to defuse tensions between the North and South Korea, hailed today's historic meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump. 

SECURING UK FISH STOCKS

Measures approved today have been hailed by Conservative MEPs as a major step forward in securing the long term sustainability of North Sea fish stocks. 

GDPR MUST WORK

The EU must adopt a wait and see approach after the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) before introducing further legislation, Daniel Dalton MEP said today.

EU-KOREA RELATIONS BUILDING

The Chairman of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with the Korean Peninsula, who is engaged in behind the scenes negotiations to defuse tensions between the North and South, has welcomed today's landmark meeting between the North's Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea. But