Entries by Darren Leckey

Anger over government pro-EU propaganda

Local MEP Jonathan Arnott has described spending almost £10 million on pro-EU propaganda for every household in the country as ”a kick in the face of democracy.” Leaflets arguing for Britain to remain in the EU published by the government are due to land on doorsteps in the North East by next week. “It is […]

What more barbaric suffering does someone have to inflict on an animal before they are sent straight to jail

MEP Jonathan Arnott has called for tougher sentences to be introduced for animal cruelty. His demand came after two young thugs from Redcar walked free from court after subjecting a defenceless dog to a persistent attack so horrific that even experienced RSPCA investigators were shocked and sickened. Andrew Frankish, 22, was videod repeatedly hurling a […]

Anger over threats to Teesside steel jobs

Local UKIP MEP Jonathan Arnott has reacted angrily to the threat to steel industry jobs in Teesside following Tata’s decision to sell off its UK business. “These jobs, and others at sites elsewhere in the country, face extinction because of EU policies which have led to this tragic state of affairs. “The USA has imposed […]

Claims by Nicky Morgan over jobs for young people ‘nonsense’

Claims by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan that voting to leave the EU would impact adversely on young people is “nonsense”, said MEP Jonathan Arnott. In a speech today she is arguing that there has already been a drop in advertised job vacancies because of employers’ fears of a British exit from Europe. “That is just […]