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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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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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We are not prepared to sacrifice our green belt (West of England)

The British countryside is renowned for its natural beauty, rich in wildlife and beneficial to one’s mental health. Therefore, it’s no surprise that the conservation of the green belt, which was introduced after World War Two to prevent cities from...
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UKIP Environment Spokesman: We will not sacrifice our greenbelt to satisfy the out-of-touch elites’ thirst for unsustainable mass immigration

The think-tank, Centre for Cities, is pushing for Government to release up greenbelt land for housing development. The greenbelt was introduced after World War 2 to prevent cities from sprawling out onto the countryside. Government figures have revealed that almost...
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UKIP’s Science spokesman welcomes plans by Sir James Dyson to open a new research centre in the South West

UKIP’s Science spokesman, Dr Julia Reid MEP, has welcomed billionaire inventor and prominent Brexit campaigner, Sir James Dyson’s plans for a new multimillion-pound research and development centre in the South West of England. Dyson’s plans are part of a move...
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South West MEP supports Truro’s bid to become the European Capital of Culture in 2023

At the end of last year, the Government announced the launch of a nationwide competition to find the 2023 European Capital of Culture. Every year, two cities are designated Capital of Culture by the European Union and organise a series...
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UKIP’s Environment Spokesman calls for the return of the incandescent light bulb

During the UKIP Spring conference in Bolton, Dr Julia Reid MEP called for the return of the much-missed incandescent light bulb, following the UK’s exit from the European Union. Dr Reid said: “Once free of the EU, I would like...
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One step closer to making June 23rd a national holiday!

After a staggering 17 hours of debate in the House of Commons, MPs voted overwhelmingly to back the Brexit bill by 498 votes to 114. The bill allows the Prime Minister to formally tell the EU that the UK is...
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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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