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What does Brexit look like? A lot better than staying in.

The Better Stay in Europe campaign only wants to paint gloomy and false pictures of the complexities of Brexit. They have nothing positive to say about belonging to the EU. Out of the EU we will be free to make our own laws and spend our own tax revenues as we see fit. The Leave […]

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Leave must mean leave

Again yesterday when debating on TV BSE just kept the lies flowing that when we leave we will continue to pay money to the EU and accept free movement. Two of the main reasons to leave are to get our money back and to control our own borders. Mexico with a free trade agreement, Canada […]

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Taxing times for Google and others

I am going to break off from the EU exit series for a couple of days to deal with taxation, as there is an ill informed topical debate underway about it. I am publishing this blog for tomorrow early this week-end as some Sunday journalists may find it helpful. There are two major judgements involved […]

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We will be a democracy again if we leave the EU

A fundamental principle of democracy is that one government and Parliament cannot bind another. To ensure the power of the people voters need to be able to dismiss a government that does not please and replace it with one that does. Any law, decision or spending priority that needs changing should be capable of change […]

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Why the UK will have more influence in the world if it leaves the EU

THE UK WILL BE MORE INFLUENTIAL WHEN IT LEAVES THE EU Out of the EU the UK will regain her rightful place on world bodies. The UK will reclaim her own seat at the World Trade Organisation, in World Climate talks and similar fora. Instead of having to broker a line with 27 other countries, […]

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Plane noise

I have talked to the Aviation Minister to remind him that we do not accept the replies of NATs and Heathrow, and wish to see the position restored to the pre 2014 one. He is having a meeting next week when he plans to raise this matter again.

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Leaving will be good for farmers and fishermen

When the UK leaves the EU it will carry on paying all the current grants to farmers. We will have our own money to spend, and will have all the money we had to send to the EU to pay for our farm subsidies back under our own control. A Conservative government will guarantee existing […]

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Problems on the A 329 M

Yesterday I held a meeting with the Roads Minister, Mr Andrew Jones, after the meeting about the M25, to discuss problems with the latest Highways England scheme for the M4/A329M junction. I explained that the Highways England scheme has reduced queues to get off the M4 at the price of creating big jams on the […]

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We can have cheaper energy if we leave the EU – and better security of supply

ENERGY One of the most damaging policies the EU has visited upon us is dear and scarce energy. The UK needs to be free to have its own energy policy based on domestic security of supply and lower prices. EU energy policies are pricing energy intensive industry out of the UK, and also damaging the […]

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Meeting with Roads Minister over M 25

The UK government is commencing a consultation over how to deal with the lack of road capacity on the western and south western section of the M25. I attended a meeting with the Roads Minister, Andrew Jones, and his officials in the Commons to discuss the issues and hear the plans for the consultation. They […]

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