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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

Time to tackle 'match fixing'

A major conference exploring how match-fixing in football can be ended warned that unless the practice was stopped fans and players would be “alienated”.

EU URGED TO JOIN POSITIVE TALKS

Responding to the Prime Minister's Mansion House speech today, Conservative MEPs' leader Ashley Fox said:

“The Prime Minister has today clearly laid out the UK’s position, adding significant detail to her previous speeches in Lancaster House and Florence.

CONSERVATIVES BACK CLAMPDOWN ON TERROR FUNDING

Conservative MEPs have helped shape proposals to cut the flow of money to jihadist radicals.

The European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee today backed a series of recommendations aimed at starving groups such as ISIS of crucial funding.