BREXIT; A DISASTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
All of us who have signed this open letter – in our personal capacities – are, or have been, involved in some way in working for environmental protection and nature conservation, whether locally, nationally or internationally. We care passionately about the future of the natural world and believe in peoples’ right to a healthy, safe environment.
The elephant in the party conference room – 10 October 2017
In an article posted on their website, Cheltenham for Europe accuses both major parties of avoiding discussion on Brexit at their party conferences.
Philip Cole, Chair, said, ‘Labour responded by denial, stifling any meaningful debate; the Tories by doing what they do best – stabbing each other in the back’.
Open letter to Alex Chalk MP, 23 August 2017
Dear Alex Chalk
We write as a group of concerned constituents.
Brexit poses the most serious challenge that Britain has faced since 1945. Decisions taken in the next few months will shape our country for years to come. There are many issues at stake but the questions we ask below are of such importance to voters in Cheltenham that we invite you to make an open reply.
General Election – 19 April 2017
Mrs May has decided that she wants to call a general election. Given her
repeated objections to an early election and the lacklustre performance of the
Labour Party, this can only be interpreted as a shameless act of opportunism,
plunging the country into chaos when what is needed is stability.
Read more . . .
Cheltenham for Europe criticises Corbyn
Cheltenham for Europe strongly criticises the stance taken by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit. On Tuesday, Corbyn stated, ‘the issue of whether Brexit happens has been settled’.
Cheltenham for Europe supports Martin Horwood
Cheltenham for Europe believes it is important to elect an MP who reflects Cheltenham’s pro-EU stance. Our advice to members, supporters and the general public is to vote for the candidate with a record of opposition to Brexit and support for the European Union, and who has a chance of winning at this General Election.
Cheltenham for Europe encouraged in its fight against Brexit
Cross-party organisation Cheltenham for Europe is disappointed that its preferred candidate, Martin Horwood, was not elected in Cheltenham, but is determined to seek a constructive dialogue with Alex Chalk MP, whom it congratulates on his win.
Formal Negotiations – Step One on the Road to Oblivion
In the post-election confusion and the horror of the Grenfell Tower fire, one fact seems to have been overlooked: formal negotiations with the EU on a ‘Brexit’ deal start on Monday, 19 June. With the latest opinion poll showing that a relative majority of people want the UK to stay in the EU, we call on MPs to ditch Theresa May’s costly vanity project