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Speech to the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

Thank you Chairman.

I would like to congratulate the rapporteur on his draft opinion. We hope that a compromise can be reached swiftly to send clear instructions to REGI regarding our key priority areas, such as digital and energy.

Article 13

If you are interested in the new Copyright proposals, I appreciate your concerns regarding the new Copyright reform proposals.

East Midlands MEP helps to skewer plans to ban doner kebabs

Moves which could have threatened one of Europe's favourite fast foods have been defeated in the European Parliament today (13th December) with the help of Conservative MEPs including East Midlands MEP, Rupert Matthews.

Statement on European City of Culture decision

I am extremely angry that the European Commission has taken the unfair and unjustified decision to exclude UK cities including Nottingham from bidding to become the European City of Culture in 2023.