Entries by Darren

Save Stockton’s Shops Says Local MEP

Car parking charges should be scrapped for the first two hours across Stockton in the run up till Christmas, in drastic attempt to draw shoppers back to the streets according to UKIP’s North East Euro MP, Jonathan Arnott. According to figures released by the Local Data Company (LDC), the North-East is the only region in […]

UKIP’s North East Euro MP slams the coalition for having ‘no idea’ following North East unemployment stats

UKIP’s local Euro MP Jonathan Arnott has hit out after figures released today shows that unemployment is still rising in the North East despite the region already having the highest levels in the country. The figures, published by the Office for National Statistics, shows that there were 132,000 people out of work in the region […]

Scrap Hartlepool wind turbine plans says the town’s UKIP Euro MP, Jonathan Arnott

Plans which would see the highest wind turbines throughout the whole of England and Wales built in Hartlepool should be scrapped according to the town’s UKIP Euro MP, Jonathan Arnott. Permission is being sought for three single turbines over 200m (655ft) high at Graythorp Industrial Estate, Brenda Road West Industrial Estate and Tofts Road West. The Department of […]

Dualling the A1 is the road to growth for the North East

Following reports by the BBC that the cost to dual the A1 throughout Northumberland would come in at just under £600 million, UKIP’s North East MEP, Jonathan Arnott, said the following: “£600 million to dual the A1 is a price worth paying.Billions of pounds is set to be spent on the HS2 vanity project which […]

Letter- Thoughts on the Scottish referendum

Dear Editor,   I read with great interest yesterday’s feature on the town’s views on Scottish independence. Westminster is not working for Scotland, nor is it working for Hartlepool, Guisborough or Blyth.    However the system can be fixed and made to work. I would implore the people of Scotland not to change the path of […]

If UKIP Wins a Westminster Seat Next Month, Nigel Farage Cannot Be Excluded From TV Debates at the General Election?

Barring any massive shift in public opinion, UKIP will gain its first elected MP in just a few weeks time on 9 October. Parliamentary by-elections may normally be of interest only to political anoraks, but this one could have a profound and lasting impact on the UK. Douglas Carswell did the honourable thing by ‘resigning’ […]