Phil Wilson

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EU Referendum

Phil Wilson, MP for Sedgefield, went head to head with Northern Powerhouse Minister James Wharton in a debate about whether it is better for the North East and the rest of the UK to remain or leave the European Union.

Phil Wilson MP takes on James Wharton MP over the EU referendum

Phil Wilson, MP for Sedgefield, went head to head with Northern Powerhouse Minister James Wharton in a debate about whether it is better for the North East and the rest... Read more

picmonkey_classical_instruments.jpgEntertainment Unions have warned that a vote to leave the EU on June 23rd would have “very unwelcome” consequences for British artists and performers across the country.

Entertainment Unions come out in support of the EU

Entertainment Unions have warned that a vote to leave the EU on June 23rd would have “very unwelcome” consequences for British artists and performers across the country. Read more

Thought this season had been bad for North East Premier League teams Newcastle and Sunderland? Research shows Brexit could detriment the clubs even further, as both would face the potential loss of at least 8 players if voters choose to leave the EU.

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Football and the EU: the implications of leaving

Thought this season had been bad for North East Premier League teams Newcastle and Sunderland? Research shows Brexit could detriment the clubs even further, as both would face the potential... Read more

Recently, you may have received a leaflet entitled "The UK and the European Union: The facts", this leaflet however, is far from factual and is merely part of the underhand tactics of the Vote Leave campaign.

Below these false facts are addressed, and the real facts are provided.

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“THE UK AND THE EUROPEAN UNION: THE FACTS”

Recently, you may have received a leaflet entitled "The UK and the European Union: The facts", this leaflet however, is far from factual and is merely part of the underhand... Read more

UK_EU_flag.pngThe EU debate is full of mistruths and confounding information. Even those campaigning to leave can’t agree on how much the UK contributes to the EU. Some will claim the figure is £14 billion whilst others will inflate it to £19 billion. Neither however, are right. 

EU costs 30 pence a day for a £3000 return

The EU debate is full of mistruths and confounding information. Even those campaigning to leave can’t agree on how much the UK contributes to the EU. Some will claim the... Read more

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How the EU helped clean up our beaches

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Brexit: putting the UK’s credit rating at risk?

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The cost of Brexit to North East Universities

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From ending the use of great apes in animal testing, to banning battery caged hens and sow stalls that restrict movement, the EU has done a lot to improve the quality of life for many animals.

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Brexit: A step backwards for Animal Welfare

From ending the use of great apes in animal testing, to banning battery caged hens and sow stalls that restrict movement, the EU has done a lot to improve the... Read more

Could Brexit cause a set back to the Northern Ireland peace process? Lord Mandelson this week expressed concern regarding the implications a possible Brexit could have on Northern Ireland.

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Implications for Ireland?

Could Brexit cause a set back to the Northern Ireland peace process? Lord Mandelson this week expressed concern regarding the implications a possible Brexit could have on Northern Ireland.  ... Read more

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