Daniel reappointed to key single market role

Daniel has been reappointed by his fellow MEPs as lead negotiator for Conservative MEPs political group on the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee.

Why doesn’t the Commission get digital?

In 2014 the European Commission launched its vision of a digital single market,(DSM) this was sold as a bold new era of embracing technological change and making Europe the global innovation hub, bringing a raft of analogue-era legislation into the 21st century.

Agriculture in a post-Brexit World

British agriculture will see fundamental change after the UK leaves the EU for one simple reason. Currently all agriculture policy is subject to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) which is one of only two common EU policies (along with fisheries).

The UK and Canada Post-Brexit

Canada has featured heavily in post Brexit discussion, mainly because the free trade deal it is negotiating with the EU is shaping up to be the most comprehensive trade treaty that any country has ever done with Brussels.

The week ahead in Strasbourg

There is a busy week ahead in Strasbourg for the final voting sessions of the year, with key items including votes on liberalising rail services in Europe, trade and economic partnership agreements with Peru and Uzbekistan, and a resolution I have co-signed calling for more support for thalidomid