Latest news from round the country.
All the latest news of shortlists and selections from right across the country.
Plus: shortlists for Middlesbrough South and Wakefield; and, new selections and nominations in key target seats across the country.
The ECRG Chairman gives his regular report.
“Wir schaffen es” – we can do it – is the refrain we hear from Berlin, but this is falling on deaf ears in the towns facing an influx of migrants.
What we’ve done on an EU Public Prosecutor, immigration, Mediterranean refugees, car safety, plastic bags – and exposing Labour’s hypocrisy.
The Vice President of the EU Commission shares our frustrations with the Brussels machine.
In his monthly column, the leader of Britain’s Conservative MEPs explains how Vicky Ford and Kay Swinburne will play a crucial role.
“Common rules don’t mean that every market stall needs to look the same.”
Patrick O’Flynn says UKIP have “probably maxed out” its potential to gain votes from the Tories
Martin Callanan is leader of the Tory MEPs. Strasbourg had even more of an Alice in Wonderland feel about it than usual this week, especially so when I sat down briefly to go through Thursday morning's press. In the national file there was the Financial Times, clearly keen to cement its reputation as the Euro-federalists' […]
By Jonathan Isaby I am only just catching up with a story from Tuesday in the European Parliament, but one which eventually could have a massive impact on Britain and in particular the City of London. MEPs voted in their droves (529 to 127, with 18 active abstentions) for the Podimata report on "Innovative financing […]
By Jonathan Isaby The Comprehensive Spending Review has naturally dominated the news agenda and the ConHome threads today, so I only got the chance earlier to post a quick link to a blog post by Daniel Hannan MEP about the latest outrageous activities of the European Parliament. He reported that MEPs had spent the morning […]
Vicky Ford is a Conservative MEP for the East of England and Conservative Spokesman on Economic and Monetary Affairs in the European Parliament. The more extreme elements of the Eurosceptic press are worried about whether the new European Agencies for financial supervision take away control of the City of London from the UK and hand […]