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English cricket bat industry under threat after EU directive bans export of willow – The Daily Telegraph, 16 April 2010

Friday, April 16th, 2010
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Dear Sir

Whilst it is easy to hit out at the EU for banning the use of methyl bromide, “English cricket bat industry under threat after EU directive bans export of willow, The Daily Telegraph, 16 April 2010 – scratch below the surface and one discovers the ban stems from a United Nations agreement to protect the environment from damaging ozone depleting substances.  This is something the UK, like every other UN member, would be doing whether it was an EU member or not.

Yours sincerely
Antonia Mochan
Head of Media
European Commission Representation, London

EU bat woe – Daily Star, 16 April 2010

Friday, April 16th, 2010
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Dear Sir

Whilst it is easy to hit out at claims of Eurocrats threatening the future of the English cricket bat industry – “EU bat woe, Daily Star, 16 April 2010 – scratch below the surface and one discovers the ban on methyl bromide stems from a United Nations agreement to protect the environment  from damaging ozone depleting substances.  This is something the UK, like every other UN member, would be doing whether it was an EU member or not.

Yours sincerely

Antonia Mochan
Head of Media
European Commission Representation, London

Cricket bats hit for six – The Daily Mirror, 16 April 2010

Friday, April 16th, 2010
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Dear Madam

Whilst it is easy to hit out at claims of EU meddling – “Cricket bats hit for six, The Daily Mirror, 16 April 2010 – scratch below the surface and one discovers the ban on methyl bromide stems from a United Nations agreement to protect the environment  from damaging ozone depleting substances.  This is something the UK, like every other UN member, would be doing whether it was an EU member or not.

Yours sincerely

Antonia Mochan
Head of Media
European Commission Representation, London

Cricket bat makers are knocked for six by the EU – Daily Mail, 16 April 2010

Friday, April 16th, 2010
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Dear Sir

Whilst it is easy to hit out at claims of EU meddling – “Cricket bat makers are knocked for six by the EU, Daily Mail, 16 April 2010 – scratch below the surface and one discovers the ban on methyl bromide stems from a United Nations agreement to protect the environment  from damaging ozone depleting substances.  This is something the UK, like every other UN member, would be doing whether it was an EU member or not.

 Yours sincerely

Antonia Mochan
Head of Media
European Commission Representation, London

Knocked for six! Now EU threatens our cricket bats – Daily Express, 16 April 2010

Friday, April 16th, 2010
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Dear Sir

Whilst it is easy to hit out at claims of EU meddling – “Knocked for six! Now EU threatens our cricket bats”, Daily Express, 16 April 2010 – scratch below the surface and one discovers the ban on methyl bromide stems from a United Nations agreement to protect the environment  from damaging ozone depleting substances.  This is something the UK, like every other UN member, would be doing whether it was an EU member or not.

Yours sincerely

Antonia Mochan
Head of Media
European Commission Representation, London

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