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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...