Facts and Emotions

Rupert writes for his colleague Ulrike Trebesius MEP, a fellow member of the ECR Group from Germany.


Rupert campaigns for Conservative candidate in Hucknall

Over the weekend Rupert visited Hucknall in Nottinghamshire to campaign for Sheila Clarke, who is the Conservative candidate in the upcoming by-election in Hucknall North ward.

Rupert helped Sheila to deliver her latest leaflet ahead of the crucial vote on 12th October.


EU Army - is it going to happen?

Jean-Claude Juncker has outlined his ambition for an enhanced European Defence Force, and more contributions to the European Defence Fund. So will we see an EU Army in the near future? After President Juncker's speech I discussed the plans with two fellow MEPs on a TV discussion programme.

Job Vacancy in Brussels - Parliamentary Assistant

Date Added: 13 September 2017

Closing Date: 29 September 2017

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Rupert Matthews MEP (East Midlands)

Location: Brussels

Salary: In line with Parliamentary pay scale

Job Details

Rupert Matthews out in North East Derbyshire with Lee Rowley MP

Rupert visited North East Derbyshire to knock on doors with Lee Rowley MP, the new Member of Parliament for the area. Lee is the first Conservative MP in the constituency since the 1930s, having overturned Labour in the General Election in June.