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European Conservatives and Reformists group chairman Syed Kamall MEP said of the death of ECR MEP Philip Bradbourn:

“We are deeply saddened by the news that Philip has passed away.

“Philip was very much a Conservative Party man, giving his life to service of the country, region and party that he loved.

“Throughout his 15 years as an MEP Philip worked tirelessly to promote his region and to defend Britain’s interests.

“We have lost a dedicated colleague.”

Brussels, 18th December 2014

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Strasbourg, 17th December 2014

The agreement between MEPs and EU governments on the EU budget for 2015 is much closer to the outcome of the first round of negotiations and the EU budget could have been agreed three months ago. Read more