EU ports plan’s no surprise

Daily Echo: EU ports plan’s no surprise EU ports plan’s no surprise

IT’S very tempting to say we (of UKIP) told you so, but the news that the European Union now wants to impose major new regulations on Southampton and other ports comes as no surprise.

The intention to appoint a Port Regulator, who would control cargo-handling prices and investment in infrastructure, thereby undermining the ability of Southampton to compete on productivity and cost, is meddling by Brussels bureaucrats, and those member states which have developed efficiency over many decades are now meant to take a hit, for the benefit of the feckless ones who have “disparities of performance”.

I do hope that this latest assault upon our sovereignty will awaken a few more people in this city to the reality of the European Project.

Ironically, on the opposite page to the Echo’s report on the above (February 25), was an article about Hampshire businesses applying to the EU for “£38m of Euro funds” to create thousands of jobs in the Solent area. That sum is, of course, considerably less than the amount we hand over to Brussels every single day.

COLIN HINGSTON, Southampton.

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9:39am Sun 16 Mar 14

Turtlebay says...

More people would vote for UKIP if the officials weren't suck kookies in other areas!
More people would vote for UKIP if the officials weren't suck kookies in other areas! Turtlebay
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2:41pm Sun 16 Mar 14

Inform Al says...

Turtlebay wrote:
More people would vote for UKIP if the officials weren't suck kookies in other areas!
ALL parties have their fair share of idiots among them, however unlike the other three main parties, UKIP sack them. There is currently a Tory press campaigne going on, even in the Times a once respectable newspaper, in order to hit at UKIP before the May election and some of what I read in the Times is clearly more wromg that just disengenuous. Don't be put off by the lies, vote for anyone other than the old Etonians for the sake of the nation.
[quote][p][bold]Turtlebay[/bold] wrote: More people would vote for UKIP if the officials weren't suck kookies in other areas![/p][/quote]ALL parties have their fair share of idiots among them, however unlike the other three main parties, UKIP sack them. There is currently a Tory press campaigne going on, even in the Times a once respectable newspaper, in order to hit at UKIP before the May election and some of what I read in the Times is clearly more wromg that just disengenuous. Don't be put off by the lies, vote for anyone other than the old Etonians for the sake of the nation. Inform Al
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