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Dr Julia Reid MEP: The EU-wide ban on the water hyacinth reminds us why our decision to leave the European Union was the right one

Dr Julia Reid MEP, UKIP’s Environment Spokesman said: “As we begin to prepare our gardens for the summer, many of us will be reminded why our decision to leave the European Union was the right one”. “Last year, the European...
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Dr Julia Reid MEP has announced that she will not be standing as a candidate in the Chippenham constituency

Dr Julia Reid MEP and the North Wiltshire & Chippenham branch of UKIP have decided that UKIP, in the best interest of Brexit, will not stand a candidate against the Conservative candidate, Michelle Donelan, in the Chippenham parliamentary constituency. Dr...
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Dr Julia Reid MEP condemns proposals to build new homes on valued open at space Chichester Walk Recreation Ground in Merley

Dr Julia Reid MEP, who represents the South West Counties & Gibraltar, has condemned plans to build new homes on a highly valued and much-used area of the Chichester Walk Recreation Grounds in Merley, Dorset. Due to the overwhelming objection...
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Over twenty hectares of ancient woodland in Salisbury will be lost as council approves quarry expansion

Dr Julia Reid MEP, UKIP’s environment spokesperson, is disappointed to learn that over 20 hectares of ancient woodland in Salisbury are to be destroyed to make way for a quarry expansion.   The expansion of Brickworth Quarry was approved by...
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The company director of a waste-management site has been sentenced following an Environment Agency prosecution

A company director at Thompson Waste Recycling has been jailed for six months for putting Scunthorpe residents at risk of water and air pollution following an Environment Agency prosecution. The state of the site was uncovered during a sizeable fire...
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Gibraltar let down by Labour, Green and Liberal Democrat MEPs

Members of the European Parliament have rejected a string of amendments to their Brexit negotiating position which could have protected Gibraltar’s sovereignty and forced the EU to end unlimited migration to Britain. A number of amendments to the European Parliament’s...
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MOD contract for the customisation work of RFA Tidespring to sustain 300 jobs at A&P Falmouth

RFA Tidespring, the first of four new support ships for the Royal Navy, has arrived in Cornwall for customisation, helping to support around 300 jobs at A&P Falmouth, which is the largest ship repair complex in the UK and boasts...
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Siemens boss confirms his commitment to the UK

Dr Julia Reid MEP welcomes the news that the boss of Europe’s biggest manufacturing company has confirmed his commitment to the UK.   The German engineering firm, which generated €79.64bn in revenue last year, is considered to be a prominent investor...
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UKIP MEP concerned about EU ‘veto’ over the Rock

The negotiation draft guidelines for withdrawal talks under Article 50, which were drawn up by EU leaders, state that: “After the United Kingdom leaves the Union, no agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom may apply to the territory...
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Dr Julia Reid MEP’s Office Team celebrate Red Nose Day

Since its launch in 1988, Red Nose Day has become something of a British institution. It’s the day, every two years, when people across the land can get together and do something funny for money at home, school and work....
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