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  • Save Rudolph . . . Sleigh HS2

    West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour has launched a petition calling for Government intervention to prevent the largest herd of reindeer outside Scandinavia from being culled. The ‘Save Rudolph – Sleigh HS2’ campaign is a bid to prevent Blithbury Lodge in Staffordshire from being decimated by the high-speed rail line.

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  • MARGOT PARKER: We Need To Unite To Fight For A Clean Brexit

    IT has certainly been a busy few months for all of us in UKIP as we seek to keep the Government focused on a clean Brexit – a Brexit, after all, the people voted for last year.

    In September, after the leadership election, I was delighted to be asked by the new leader Henry Bolton to be his deputy.

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  • Wages up: Jobs up. More good news for Brexit Britain

    Andrew Charalambous, the Party’s Employment Spokesman responding to the recent report of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, said that “UKIP are clearly the only Party that still believes in Britain. We will never talk Britain down. This report contains much promising news for British workers. Brexit is improving the wages across the board for the working people of the country”

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  • “Britannia used to rule the waves – but cuts make it a laughing stock”

    UKIP fisheries spokesman, Mike Hookem MEP, has slammed the Government for “allowing” illegal fishing by Spanish trawlers off Gibraltar, saying, “the lack of UK investment into the Royal Navy and fisheries policing and protection is encouraging a situation where the Spanish can rob us blind.”

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  • MIKE HOOKEM MEP: “A single judge deciding guilt or innocence is not justice!”

    Former Life Guard’s soldier, charged with attempted murder in Northern Ireland 43 years ago, appeals to High Court for jury trial.

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  • WE MUST STOP THE BETRAYAL OF BREXIT

    Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire MEP, Mike Hookem, has launched a petition to force the Government to remove fisheries from Theresa May’s ‘Great Repeal Bill’, saying, “the inclusion of the Common Fisheries Policy into UK law is an abject betrayal of Brexit.”

    https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/204098

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  • Withdrawal from ECHR critical to protect our physical and financial security says UKIP

    Court cases lodged by ISIS, or families of terrorists, risk spiralling into international legal warfare, unless the UK immediately withdraws from the European Court of Human Rights.

    In the past week, British taxpayers are being stung for potentially millions of pounds, in lawsuits filed one of soldier Lee Rigby's murderers, as well as the parents of British-born ISIS terrorist named "Jack". Jack, who converted to Islam and travelled to the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, is thought to have been captured by Kurdish militia during 2017.

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  • Manufacturing sector grows again Despite Brexit

    The respected IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing survey has been released today with more good news for British manufacturers. For the 15th month in succession the manufacturing sector has grown, in the last quarter from 56.3 in October an improvement both on forecasts and on September when the index grew by 56.

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  • UKIP slams Teesside Hospital’s decision to increase the cost of hospital parking.

    James Cook University Hospital on Teesside is increasing its hospital parking costs. The increase in parking costs, which are to rise by as much as £1.30 a visit, will come into effect tomorrow, hitting both patients and staff who use the car park at Teesside’s biggest hospital.

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  • UKIP congratulates President of the European Council Donald Tusk for proclaiming that “Europe is a 'cultural community' whose heritage must be preserved”.

    David Meacock, UKIP's new Culture and Arts spokesman said “We in UKIP have said for ages that not only should the UK limit migration because the unplanned-for a million net migrants every three years are overwhelming the UK’s infrastructure and State services, but we also need to preserve the British way of life by for example everyone speaking and reading English. So, I’m very pleased that Mr Tusk seems to be beginning to see the light by also recognising ‘the need to rebuild effective control of our [the EU’s] external borders’ – one reason why 17.4 million UK voters voted to leave the EU.”

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