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Posted on May 24
Brexit campaigners have slammed the University of Wolverhampton for issuing a letter to students, urging them to vote for Britain to remain in the European Union.Continue reading...
West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour, and the chairman of the West Midlands branch of Young Independence, Councillor Thomas Hoof, condemned the university for its ‘shamelessly manipulative and one-sided’ views.
They claimed the university, which has bases in both Wolverhampton and Telford, should be remaining non-partisan during the campaign.
UKIP Deputy Chairman William Dartmouth calls on the PM to be honest with the British people over Turkey potentially joining the EUPosted on May 23
UKIP's Deputy Chairman William Dartmouth MEP has today called on Prime Minister David Cameron to be honest with the British people over Turkey potentially joining the European Union.
"Just a few weeks ago Mr Cameron re-affirmed to the House of Commons his commitment to Turkey joining the EU.
"But in the past few days he has dismissed as scaremongering stories that Turkey with its population of 77 million people will be fast tracked into membership" said Mr Dartmouth.Continue reading...
Posted on May 18
Paul Nuttall MEP, the UKIP Deputy Leader poured cold water on today's Queen Speech as "a mixed bag and light on major announcements, clearly the Government's highest priority is pushing for a Remain vote in the impending EU Referendum".
He said: "It was revealing to examine what didn't made it into the list of Bills announced today, such as the previously much talked about but now dropped Sovereignty Bill.
"It being dropped from the Government's legislative agenda just goes to show really how much of a con job Cameron's "re-negotiation" has been.
"There was a big fist of Tory MPs convinced to support Cameron's decision to support the 'Remain' side by promises of a Sovereignty Bill, and they must now feel utterly betrayed by the man they're whipped into cheerleading.Continue reading...
Posted on May 18
UKIP Employment spokeswoman Jane Collins MEP has said the latest employment statistics "showed why we need Brexit to put British workers first."
Statistics released today by the ONS showed a dramatic increase in the number of non-UK EU workers active in the UK's labour market.
"Because of EU enlargement and the free movement of people we have 2.15 million workers from the EU - a huge boon to multinational companies who can exploit the oversupply of labour to keep their wages low but not so good for the parts of Britain with serious unemployment problems.
"In the north in particular we have black spots for youth unemployment which has a detrimental effect for the whole of society as some even see turning to crime as a career choice.
"But what does the government and the Westminster elite care when it means they can get cheap nannies and cleaners.Continue reading...
Posted on May 18
On the 25th anniversary of Somaliland's self declared independence, UKIP Commonwealth spokesman James Carver MEP, a supporter and long time advocate of Somaliland's re-recognition on the international stage, has written to Somaliland's President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, their Speaker, Irro Addullahi, and leading community members, to send his best wishes.
He said, "On this auspicious day I am sending my sincere congratulations to the Somaliland people on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Somaliland independence. I look forward to the re-recognition of Somaliland by the international community, and remain committed to seeing Somaliland take its rightful place in the community of nations".Continue reading...