Entries by Darren

Fishing for Leave Flotilla

North East MEP Jonathan Arnott will be showing his support for the Fishing for Leave campaign by attending the Tyne flotilla event tomorrow. (Fri) The Fishing for Leave is kicking-off the March to Leave to Westminster and Mr Arnott, Independent Euro-MP,  is backing the groups who want MPs to honour the Brexit vote. “This is […]

Brexit will almost certainly be delayed, one way or the other.

Following the Prime Minister’s statement today local MEP Jonathan Arnott said, “Theresa May’s statement today makes it clear – but not in so many words – that Brexit will almost certainly be delayed, one way or the other. “IF her deal passes on March 12th, it is likely that there will be a need for a […]

Europe Day Bank Holiday Bribe

The plan to declare Europe Day – May 9 – a Bank Holiday across the European Union has been described as “a bribe”. MEP Jonathan Arnott, who hit out at the plan ahead of today’s vote by the European Parliament,  said it was “to bribe voters with a holiday to like the European Union more. […]

North East Fishermen News Welcomed

A concession that the North East’s fishermen would gain in the event of a no-deal Brexit, made by an EU Commissioner, has been welcomed by a local MEP. Speaking to the EU Budget Committee in response to questions from Jonathan Arnott and others, Commissioner Oettinger said: “Fishermen from France, Ireland, Germany, Denmark fish in UK waters […]

For the last three years, one thing has dominated the news

For the last three years, one thing has dominated the news. Many people, whichever way they voted, are sick of hearing the word Brexit. They’re bored. They want to move on. And here I am, writing another article about it. Whenever I write on important issues from sexual abuse to charity,  from religious freedom to […]