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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...

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...

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...

Cooperation between Human Traffickers and NGO’s engaged in search and rescue in the Mediterranean

Dr Julia Reid MEP, who represents the South West Counties and Gibraltar, spoke in the European Parliament in Strasbourg to address the issue of cooperation between Human Traffickers and NGOs engaged in search and rescue in the Mediterranean. Dr Reid...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...