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MEP MESSAGE

2015 proved to be a very successful year for the Conservative Party.  A Conservative majority now gives us the opportunity to build on past achievements and deliver the vision for Britain which we all share. For us as MEPs it is so much easier to work with the Government to advance Britain’s priorities in Europe, now that all Ministers are Conservative! 

Conservatives see off plans to regulate washing up gloves

West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre is celebrating today after Conservative MEPs deflected EU plans to regulate household items such as umbrellas and washing up gloves in the same way as industrial safety equipment.

Daniel Dalton MEP appointed to emissions scandal inquiry

Strasbourg, 21st January – West Midlands MEP and Conservative Consumer Spokesman Daniel Dalton has been appointed to a new inquiry committee into emissions measurements in the automotive sector, following the scandal on falsified emissions levels that broke in September 2015.