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South West MEP appalled by broken Tory manifesto pledge

Chancellor Philip Hammond is facing a huge backlash against the new Budget announcement which will see an increase to the rate of National Insurance contributions for the majority of self-employed workers. This change will result in approximately 1.6 million people...
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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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Dr Julia Reid MEP – UKIP Will Persevere

Obviously, we’re all incredibly disappointed, but given the obvious character assassination by the mainstream media on Paul Nuttall and lack of reporting around Gareth Snell’s misogynistic comments, I can’t say I’m all that surprised. It’s also no secret that the...
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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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The “Health Tourism” clamp down: a common-sense UKIP policy, long overdue

Under a new change in the law, every NHS trust will now be required to charge foreign patients up-front for their care, unless their condition is life-threatening. According to the Health Secretary, this change in the law will come into...
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Dr Julia Reid MEP celebrates the launch of the University of Bath’s new centre in London

The University of Bath have launched their new Pall Mall base in London as part of their long-standing commitment to innovation and outreach. With the university’s new Pall Mall base, they hope to create a platform for engagement with Whitehall...
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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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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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