Tories Make Plans to Scrap 2019 Euro Elections

A Brexit-backing Tory MP has put forward plans to repeal the European Parliamentary Elections Act and scrap the 2019 Euro elections, something which obviously needs to happen sooner rather later. Maria Caulfield says she will launch a backbench campaign to repeal the Act as soon as possible after June 8. The fate of Britain’s 73 MEPs is still undecided – they have the right to sit in the European Parliament while we remain members, Barnier says he wants us out by 2019, he is more optimistic than Guido that we will have fully Brexited by then. Caulfield says get on with it:

“Given we are due to be leaving the EU in 2019 it seems obvious that we need to repeal this act so that the elections are not held as we will no longer have the need for MEPs in this country. This is not only a necessary part of our withdrawal from the EU but it will save the UK Government hundreds of thousands of pounds for the cost of running an unnecessary election.”

Gravy train hits the buffers…


Euro News



Tip offs: 0709 284 0531
team@Order-order.com

Quote of the Day

Rachel Johnson on her prospects with ChUK…

“I’m the the rat that jumps on the sinking ship. And now I’m jumping on another sinking ship with Change UK. We hope it’s not sinking but it’s not riding the ocean waves in the way Chuka, Heidi and Anna thought it would.”

Sponsors

Guidogram: Sign up

Subscribe to the most succinct 7 days a week daily email read by thousands of Westminster insiders.
WHO IS BACKING WHO? WHO IS BACKING WHO?
Farage Milkshaker Unmasked Farage Milkshaker Unmasked
ChUK Blame Game ChUK Blame Game
Angry Esler Angry Esler
Miliband’s 19,000 Air Miles Miliband’s 19,000 Air Miles