European News

Euro Election Result

The current Conservative Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Emma McClarkin,has been re-elected, along with new Conservative MEP Andrew Lewer.

Emma visits Blaby

The current Conservative Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Emma McClarkin visited Blaby a few days before the important European Elections

Conservatives line-up European candidates for 2014

THE Conservative Party in the East Midlands has picked its five candidates for the European Parliamentary Elections in May 2014.
It follows a party ballot of Conservative Party members to rank candidates for the region - which comprises Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

Euro MP Emma McClarkin supports Michael Potter's Positive Campaign

Emma McClarkin MEP joined South Leicestershire Conservative activists, campaigning in the Ravenhurst and Fosse ward by-election, which will be held on Thursday.  Emma was "delighted and excited" to join Michael Potter's positive campaign.  Michael said' "It was a pleasure to welcome Emma to Braunstone."

Statement by Rupert Matthews on the defection of Roger Helmer MEP to UKIP

After Roger Helmer's announcement last October that he was to retire as an MEP his successor was to be Rupert Matthews. Following Roger Helmer's new announcement that he is to defect to UKIP instead this will not now happen.

Rupert Matthews said "I am shocked and disappointed at Roger Helmer’s decision to betray his public promises to the people of the East Midlands and his private promises to his colleagues.