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Posts Tagged ‘ Brexit ’

Eastleigh hotel scraps EU flag

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November 30, 2018
Eastleigh hotel scraps EU flag

Although Parliament is yet to vote on the Government’s draft Brexit agreement one of Eastleigh’s most established hotels has already called time on EU membership and shown it is ‘Brexit ready ‘ by hauling down the EU flag as part of “general routine maintenance” after a former Ukip county councillor told the manager local...
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MP backs Theresa May’s draft Brexit proposal

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November 19, 2018
MP backs Theresa May’s draft Brexit proposal

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has spoken out in support of Prime Minister Theresa May and the draft agreement on leaving EU that is currently dividing opinion across the country and has prompted calls for a vote of ‘no confidence’ in the PM from some quarters of the Conservative party. Appearing on BBC’s Sunday Politics...
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Eastleigh backs people’s vote

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October 26, 2018
Eastleigh backs people’s vote

Eastleigh is officially backing calls for a second referendum after Councillors overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the government to hold a referendum to accept or reject whatever deal the government finally negotiates as a result of Brexit negotiations – with an option to withdraw Article 50 and remain in the European Union. In...
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Airbus: Brexit uncertainty threatens local jobs

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June 22, 2018
Airbus: Brexit uncertainty threatens local jobs

The future of hundreds high tech manufacturing jobs in Hampshire could depend on Brexit the European aerospace company Airbus has warned. According to a report in todays Times newspaper, Airbus is preparing to stop building aircraft wings at its British plants –  and move production abroad to China or mainland Europe – due to...
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‘Still a chance to change course’: SE Green MEP

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March 28, 2018
‘Still a chance to change course’: SE Green MEP

The Green MEP for the South East region Keith Taylor has used the anniversary of the triggering Article 50 to pledge that the Green Party will ‘continue fighting for the people to have their say on the final deal’ and that there is “still a chance to change course.” There is still a year...
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Eastleigh Farms to lose £1.6m of EU cash

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May 18, 2017
Eastleigh Farms to lose £1.6m of EU cash

Environmental charity Friends of the Earth have warned that £1.6m of EU green farming subsidies in Eastleigh could be lost after the  general election unless the next government acts. The campaigners say the money is currently going to local farms under Environmental Stewardship funding agreements and that the cash is vital for both farmers and...
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Brexit puts 8,000 new jobs at risk says CEBR

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June 2, 2016
Brexit puts 8,000 new jobs at risk says CEBR

A new report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) shows that over 100,000 UK manufacturing jobs across the country will be created by the EU’s single market and would be at risk if we left. This includes 8,100 jobs to be created in the South East by 2030. The report comes as...
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Don’t risk DIY recession warns PM

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May 24, 2016
Don’t risk DIY recession warns PM

The two most powerful men in the country, the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, were in Eastleigh on Monday morning to reveal the findings of the latest HM Treasury analysis of the short term effects that leaving the EU would have on the UK. Both men are usually very busy with...
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