East Midlands MEP visited Bakewell today (20th December) to tour the Thornbridge Brewery and the Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop. The visits were part of Rupert’s campaign to promote and protect local food and drink products in the East Midlands.
East Midlands MEP Rupert Matthews visited Derby-based train manufacturer Bombardier Transportation (BT) this week to take a behind the scenes look round their production line. BT is the only company present in the UK that designs, builds, tests and maintains trains – including for export.
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.
East Midlands MEP Rupert Matthews has criticised the European Union over further uncertainty for farmers in the region, following the European Union’s vote this week to re-licence the weed killer Glyphosate for just five years.
On 22 November Rupert Matthews MEP met with MPs from Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Russia and several EU countries around the Baltic when he attended the Fifth Northern Dimension Parliamentary Forum as a full participating member.
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