Daily Archives: June 24, 2011

MEPs put lunch before Climate Change

Vote on the Eickhout Report on emissions reductions postponed Last Thursday (June 23rd) in a mini-plenary session in Brussels, the European parliament was due to vote on a proposal to increase the EU’s 2020 emissions reduction target from 20% to … Continue reading

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Leicestershire Farmers and Heavy Metal

Last Wednesday I was delighted to host two constituents in Brussels.  They were James and Meriel Buxton, prominent members of the Countryside Alliance in Leicestershire, where they farm Dexter cattle, keep horses, and (of course) hunt. We took tea in … Continue reading

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Arc Manche: The thin end of the wedge

Some time ago I wrote a couple of blogs dealing with the trans-national Arc Manche region, which takes in both Kent and the Pas de Calais. https://rogerhelmermep.wordpress.com/2011/05/06/bribed-with-our-own-money/ https://rogerhelmermep.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/lets-hear-it-for-the-trans-manche-region/ One or two comments on my blog suggested that I was making … Continue reading

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