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Beaten Tory MEP admits defeat is setback

Beaten Tory MEP admits defeat is setback

Ousted Conservative MEP Martin Callanan has admitted that losing his seat in the North East is a setback for the party ahead of next year’s General Election. The Tories lost their seat in the North East in last week’s election, with Labour taking two seats and UKIP winning their first ever […]

Labour MEPs jubilant at election win

Labour MEPs jubilant at election win

Labour’s new MEPs for the North East say they will “work their socks off” for the region. Jude Kirton-Darling and Paul Brannen were elected as the region’s MEPs, along with UKIP’s Jonathan Arnott. The Labour pair say they now want to focus on bringing more jobs to the region. Ms […]

UKIP MEP rules out Conservative pact

The newly-elected UKIP MEP for the North East has ruled out the party forming any pact with the Conservatives ahead of next year’s General Election. Following UKIPs win in this year’s European Parliament elections, some Conservatives, including former cabinet minister Lord Tebbit, have suggested they would support an agreement between […]