Robert Sturdy

Conservative MEP – UK Eastern Region.

Archive for October, 2011

EU CAP reform and rising global population threaten food security warns East of England MEP(0)

Brussels, 31st October 2011 – According to the UN Population Fund, today is the day that the world’s population will hit the 7 billion mark. On another landmark day, the 12th of October saw the European Commission announce its proposals for the reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy, known as the CAP. Robert Sturdy, […]

Robert Sturdy addresses Conference on EU-South Korea FTA(0)

Brussels, Thursday 27th October 2011 – Robert Sturdy, Vice-Chairman of the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee and East of England MEP, was a keynote speaker at conference held in Brussels on the implementation of the EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement on the 1st of July 2011. Alongside His Excellency Ahn Ho-young, Ambassador of theRepublic of […]

East of England MEPs criticises EU budget increase(0)

Strasbourg, Wednesday 26th October 2011 – Plans to increase the European Union budget by more than five per cent – despite the financial crisis ravaging the continent – were condemned today by Conservative MEPs Robert Sturdy, Vicky Ford and Geoffrey Van Orden today as economic madness. Voting against any budget increases they argued forcefully not […]

Robert Sturdy supports Written Declaration 26/2011 on Dog Population Managment in the EU(0)

Brussels – Robert Sturdy MEP has put his name on a European Parliament’s written declaration that aims to protect dogs in the EU from cruel behaviour amid the growing number of stray and unwanted dogs throughout Europe. Robert was sent a letter co-signed by the Eurogroup for Animals, the International Fund for Animal Welfare and Four […]

International Trade Committee adopts Sturdy Report on Trade and Investment Barriers.(0)

Brussels, Tuesday 11th October – The European Parliament’s International Trade committee adopted an important report on Trade and Investment Barriers in a Committee vote this afternoon. The report authored by UK Conservative MEP Robert Sturdy, is aimed at addressing the existing barriers to trade and investment by highlighting the sheer volume of Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) that act […]

William Hague Hails EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement(0)

Manchester, Wednesday 5th October 2011 – Following on from Martin Callanan MEP, leader of the European Conservatives, William Hague praised the EU-South Korea FTA and the work done by Robert Sturdy, MEP for the East of England, vice-Chairman of the International Trade Committee and the European Parliament’s rapporteur on EU-South Korea FTA. In his speech […]