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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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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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World Water Day: The Wet Wipe Problem

Today is World Water Day, an annual event organised by UN-Water, in collaboration with governments and partners, and this year the theme is ‘wastewater’. UKIP’s Environment spokesman, Dr Julia Reid MEP, had this to say: “World Water Day is what...
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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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South West MEP supports Backwell residents’ fight to protect Farleigh Fields from potential housing development

Hundreds of new homes could be built on prime agricultural land at Farleigh Fields on the outskirts of Backwell, near Bristol. However, for the last few decades, local residents have fought hard to protect the fields from falling into the...
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UKIP South West Conference 2017 (ALBUM)

A massive thank you to everyone who turned up (or tuned-in) to the UKIP South West Conference last week! Dr Julia Reid MEP (Environment Spokesman) Paul Nuttall MEP (UKIP Leader) Peter Whittle AM (Deputy Leader) Dan L Evans (South West...
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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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