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Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk to invest £115m in Post-BREXIT Science

Dr Julia Reid MEP welcomes the news that Novo Nordisk, one of the world’s top sellers of Diabetes medicines, will invest £115m over 10 years in a new research centre in Oxford.  The firm will employ 100 scientists to work...
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Ukip’s environmental spokesperson condemns Bath & North East Somerset Council’s decision to pave over Bathampton Meadows

Bath and North East Somerset Council have decided to go ahead with plans to build the city’s fourth park and ride following the cabinet members meeting at the Guildhall, despite the overwhelming opposition to the proposal. In response to the...
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Dr Julia Reid MEP’s response to the Supreme Court ruling

Following today’s Supreme Court ruling Dr Julia Reid MEP said: “I am incredibly disappointed by the outcome, but not the least bit surprised given the obvious conflict of interests regarding Lord Neuberger and Lady Hale.” “This ruling completely goes against...
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UKIP South West Conference 2017 – Weymouth

  UKIP South West would like to invite you to our annual conference in Weymouth on Saturday 4th March 2017. Our regional conference is a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded people, discuss the future and learn how you can help UKIP...
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Over 200 jobs secured as the Ministry of Defence secures £269m helicopter surveillance system deal

Dr Julia Reid MEP, who represents the South West Counties & Gibraltar, welcomes the news that a new Ministry of Defence deal for a helicopter surveillance system will sustain 210 highly skilled British jobs. The £269m deal with Lockheed Martin...
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A Lifelong Eurosceptic’s Review of 2016

2016 has been an amazing year for me and the vote to Leave the EU, on the 23rd June, was the culmination of a fight that began on the 1st January 1973, when Ted Heath took Britain into the Common...
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Dr Julia Reid MEP’s response to Theresa May’s Brexit Speech

During the Prime Minister’s much-anticipated speech on Brexit, she announced that the UK will leave the single market. Instead of membership to the single market, the Government will now, according to her speech, seek the “greatest possible” access to it...
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400 jobs are secured as the MOD signs £410m contract for maintenance of the RAF’s new Atlas A400M aircraft

Dr Julia Reid MEP, who represents the South West Counties & Gibraltar, welcomes the news that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has finished negotiating the £410 million contract with Airbus to support production for the Atlas A400M aircraft. The contract...
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South West constituents take the opportunity to say their goodbyes to the European Parliament before we officially end our EU membership

Last week, Dr Julia Reid MEP enjoyed hosting her local South West constituents during an informative tour of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Dr Reid, who represents the South West counties, said: “I really enjoyed conversing with the local constituents...
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Dr Julia Reid MEP supports activists outside the Supreme Court

During of the Government’s appeal to the Supreme Court, to be able to trigger Article 50 under powers of the royal prerogative, protestors had once again gathered outside to protest. On the pro-leave side of the protest, concerned activists peacefully...
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