Monthly Archives: October 2007

Is Bill losing it?

Bill Newton Dunn, the solitary Lib-Dem MEP in the East Midlands, stood as a Conservative in 1999 (having previously represented Lincolnshire as a Conservative for fifteen years).  But after a year or so he defected to the Lib-Dems.  East Midlands … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Newton Dunn | 2 Comments

House of Lords submission on Law and Institutions Enquiry

The House of Lords has invited submissions regarding the EU’s Renamed Constiutution, and I have made the following submission on behalf of The Freedom Association.   I submit the following on behalf of The Freedom Association(TFA), of which I am … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments


Chris Heaton-Harris and Roger Helmer, Conservative MEPs for the East Midlands, are looking for a Regional Press Officer. The job will be based in Northamptonshire, and will involve some local and regional travel.This will be an excellent opportunity for someone … Continue reading

Posted in press officer | Leave a comment

Raising revenue by lowering taxes

At Blackpool at Party Conference, we changed the terms of trade in the tax debate.  George Osborne announced the abolition of Inheritance Tax (well almost), and the Party was stunned by its own success.  Suddenly Labour and Alistair Darling were … Continue reading

Posted in Tax | 4 Comments

Speech, Reul report, Oct 22nd 2007

Below is a speech I gave in Plenary in Strasbourg last night that I thought you would appreciate reading Mr. President, There is much to commend in this report.  Of course it makes the ritual genuflection to climate change hysteria, … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change | 14 Comments

Gordon Brown’s Great Betrayal

Prime Minister Gordon Brown is guilty of a Great Betrayal over his signing of the European “Reform Treaty”, which is no more than a re-named European Constitution.  The Prime Minister signed the Treaty in Lisbon last night, and it now … Continue reading

Posted in Brown, Referendum | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Another day, another boondoggle

I never cease to be amazed by the number of ways in which the European institutions spend tax-payers money to buy the loyalty or acquiescence of well-placed local politicians and bureaucrats.  I have many times voted against the budget line … Continue reading

Posted in Europe | Leave a comment