In Brussels, MEPs do not sit in national parties. They form into transnational groups and, delivering the Conservative party’s manifesto commitment, I was proud to launch the new European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECR) in June.
Our group has enormous talent and we have already secured a number of positions of influence in the parliament. For example, in our economics team we have Kay Swinburne, Vicky Ford and Lajos Bokros, who was credited with building the Hungarian free economy in the 1990s. Our environment team contains talent such as Martin Callanan and Edvard Kožušník whose commitment to the environment is so strong he cycled from Prague to Strasbourg last month!… Seguir leyendo »