The Evil Empire - How the Common Fisheries Policy is recolonising the Third World

The Evil Empire - How the Common Fisheries Policy is recolonising the Third World

The EU's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is causing much damage to poor nations, argues Ray Finch MEP in a new booklet, The Evil Empire. How the Common Fisheries Policy is recolonising the Third World. In it, the UKIP Fisheries Spokesman compares the fishing agreements between the EU and developing countries with the slavery deals made in the period of the Atlantic slave trade.

Monday, 29 February 2016 Written by: Raymond Finch Posted in: 2016, February, Latest news, Newsroom, Fisheries, Raymond Finch

MEPs issue urgent call for new EU GMO rules

MEPs issue urgent call for new EU GMO rules

The genetically modified organisms (GMO) debate has raged for years, and is one of the more controversial issues Parliament has had to deal with. Last year, MEPs voted against granting member states the right to prohibit or restrict the sale of GMO food on their territory, meaning it is up to the European Commission to authorise GMOs. However, it has come under fire for the lack of transparency of the authorisation process, and been accused of pandering to lobbyists.

Friday, 26 February 2016 Written by: Eleonora Evi Stuart Agnew Posted in: Agriculture and Rural Development, February, Latest news, 2016, Newsroom, Eleonora Evi, Stuart Agnew

Unemployed Brits' chances of finding work dashed by Brussels scheme

Unemployed Brits' chances of finding work dashed by Brussels scheme

Jane Collins has said the ONS statistics showing the increase in young people not in education, employment or training released on the same day as MEPs voted to advertise all jobs and apprenticeships in the UK on an EU wide website "demonstrated how the EU has a negative effect on the prospects of young people in Britain."

Thursday, 25 February 2016 Written by: Jane Collins Posted in: Press releases, 2016, February, Newsroom, Employment and Social Affairs, Jane Collins