A Burden on Business
Commission proposal that could stifle British entrepreneurship
was amended and passed by the European Parliament
this week. The proposal
will require anybody seeking to register a public company in any EU
member state to deposit a surety of €25,000 before they begin
Following my visit to Israel and Palestine two weeks ago, I met with an Israeli diplomat based in London for discussions. Palestine is, of course, a former British protectorate, and so I feel that as a UK politician it is incumbent upon me to speak out wherever possible in support of human rights in the region, and to give my support to a non-violent solution to the current impasse. I take no side in this dispute, I only wish for peace, and for a bright future for all in the region. I thank all, Israeli and Palestinian, for the wonderful hospitality that was extended to me on my visit.
are important times. The Eurozone is in crisis, and a referendum
on our continued membership of the EU has become a major
of discussion. As a non-attached and independent Member of the
have the ability to punch above my weight, and am often able
to speak and to table questions in high level debates. This past
no less than 10 speeches in parliament, and was also interviewed
there a future in Europe?"
Nikki has just returned from a fact-finding visit to British Forces at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.
part of Nikki's role in the RAF Parliamentary Scheme, She was briefed
on Britain's role within The International Security
(ISAF) by senior officers General Bucknell and Brigadier Patrick
Sanders. She also took the opportunity to discuss conditions
with soldiers from across the West Midlands.
Campaign For A Referendum NEW Petition
We have achieved our first goal of collecting 120,000+ signatures gaining the debate in Parliament we wanted on 24th October. We need to keep the pressure on! So we have started a NEW petition 31st October 2011. Please sign this petition even if you signed the petition before the