WATCH: "We Want Our Country Back"

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MEP welcomes the Government's Ban on Ivory Trade

MEP welcomes the Government's Ban on Ivory Trade

Today the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove announced that the sale and export of almost all ivory items would be banned in the UK under plans to be set out.

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MEP comments on Prime Minister's Florence Speech

MEP comments on Prime Minister's Florence Speech

"Why the Prime Minister's speech took place in Florence is still a mystery. The waffle fell far short of those served in Belgium.

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Wildlife conservationist killed in Tanzania

Wildlife conservationist killed in Tanzania

Last Wednesday, Wayne Lotter the head of an animal conservation NGO, was shot dead by an unknown gunman in Dar es Salaam whilst being driven from the airport to his hotel. Mr Lotter was the director and co-founder of the PAMS foundation and had received numerous death threats as a result of his f...

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Electric Mini is a huge relief for Oxford and the UK economy - Catherine Bearder MEP

Electric Mini is a huge relief for Oxford and the UK economy - Catherine Bearder MEP

BMW announced today its plan to build the new electric Mini in its plant in Cowley, Oxford.

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Repeal Bill will allow Government to erode legislation ‘by the back door’ says MEP

Repeal Bill will allow Government to erode legislation ‘by the back door’ says MEP

Today the Government has published its Repeal Bill. The Repeal Bill seeks to enact all EU treaties and laws into domestic law.

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UK Butterfly population witnessing chronic decline

UK Butterfly population witnessing chronic decline

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has released statistics showing that the specialist butterfly population has fallen by 74% since 1976. This statistic is part of the long-term and ongoing decline in butterfly populations across the United Kingdom with destruction and dete...

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About Catherine

Catherine is known all over the south east region as a passionate campaigner and hard-working activist. A former local government councillor and development officer in major national charities, she has a long record of fighting for local people and the issues that concern them. Read more