William Dartmouth calls on TTIP documents to be released fully to public, not just MEPs

William Dartmouth calls on TTIP documents to be released fully to public, not just MEPs

Today the “College of Commissioners” approved access for MEPs to all categories of the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). “Consolidated texts” will also be available which reflect the US position. Restrictions do apply however with the MEP only being allowed to read the text in a secure reading room and that the confidential nature of the information must not be compromised so as “to protect EU interests.

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 Written by: William Dartmouth Posted in: Press releases, 2015, Newsroom, December, International Trade , William Dartmouth

William Dartmouth MEP demands action to prevent Chinese steel dumping

William Dartmouth MEP demands action to prevent Chinese steel dumping

William Dartmouth MEP and UKIP Trade spokesman has written to EU Trade Commissioner Malmström demanding that action must be taken to prevent further Chinese steel imports being sold at a lower price of production in the UK, which has already led to the loss of thousands of British jobs. Following this it has emerged that the UK government has requested an emergency EU meeting to discuss this crisis.

Friday, 30 October 2015 Written by: William Dartmouth Posted in: Press releases, 2015, Newsroom, October, International Trade , William Dartmouth

The EU is using TTIP in the course of its political agenda

The EU is using TTIP in the course of its political agenda

Trade should be about economic benefits, not political goals but yet the Commission persistently wants to exploit trade agreements in the cause of its political agenda. And I refer you to Commissioner Malmstrom's statement at the confirmation hearings when she said in prepared remarks, "Trade is a powerful foreign policy tool it must support Europe's wider international goals." The intention is Member States are to be forced to barter, trade away their sovereignty in order to support the EU's vanity foreign policy.

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 Written by: William Dartmouth Posted in: Latest news, 2015, Newsroom, July, William Dartmouth

Brussels-Strasbourg shuttling will never stop, says Hollande

Brussels-Strasbourg shuttling will never stop, says Hollande

"Obviously having the parliament and their staff, as well as senior members of the European Commission and their staff, moving to the eastern edge of France 12 times a year is an absurdity." "The declaration by French President François Hollande yesterday that 'never will France authorise any modification of any kind' to the treaty arrangement shows that any serious change is impossible because of the French."

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 Written by: William Dartmouth Posted in: Press releases, 2015, April, Newsroom, William Dartmouth