Residents of Tavistock should expect a visit from their Lib Dem Euro-MP Graham Watson on Saturday, December 11, delivering his own special Christmas gift to the town – an update from Europe and a chance to feedback to Brussels.
Official figures reveal that an EU law approved in 2008 has led to a 10 per cent average improvement in the fuel efficiency of new vehicles over the past two years.
“Some play on people’s fears. They accuse immigrants of violating European values. Yet too often it is the accusers who subvert these values.”
European governments, including the UK, have adopted a new law giving all criminal suspects in the EU the right, from arrest to trial, to free interpretation and translation of questioning, court proceedings and essential documents.
South West MEP Graham Watson will mark the beginning of European Shark Week (October 9-17) by signing a European Parliament Written Declaration that pledges his support to end the practice of shark ‘finning’ in the EU.