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Brexit Briefing No.46 - The Fallout from Chequers

An extraordinary week in European politics, with Donald Trump in town for a visit to the UK and a NATO summit in Brussels and upheaval in the British government after the Cabinet approved a new proposal for the future UK relationship with the EU. 

The Chequers Agreement - What does it mean?

The Prime Minister received the full backing of the Cabinet on Friday on the contents of the UK Government's White Paper, summarised ahead of its Monday publication by a three pager, 'The Chequers Agreement', released at the end of the summit.

Brexit Briefing No.45 - Chequers Countdown

Whilst most of the country has been absorbed in the World Cup and enjoying the decidedly continental heat wave, Westminster’s eyes have been focused on a quiet corner of the Buckinghamshire countryside, whilst Europe's gaze was set on the southern German region of Bavaria and the issue of migrati

My Views on the Copyright Directive

I will vote to open up the mandate for the Copyright Report that was proposed by the Legal Affairs (JURI) Committee for a full parliamentary debate and amendments. 

Dan takes to the stage to save theatre lighting

Local MEP and playwright Dan Dalton has welcomed the European Parliament's backing for Conservative MEPs amendment to continue exempting theatre lighting from expensive new energy efficiency requirements.