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Chris celebrated "The Great Escape" at Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Conservatives hosted a sellout Brexit Day Celebration Dinner on 31st January 2020 to mark this historic event. 

Chris was delighted to attend the event and speak about "Our Great Escape, enabling us to take back control of our laws, money, borders and trade".


'Long Live The Local' Wins Chris's Support

Chris is joining other MPs in calling on the Chancellor in his budget on the 11th of March to consider a cut in beer duty.

UK beer duty is three times higher than the EU average and the rate of 54p for a pint of 5% beer is eleven times higher than in Germany or Spain.

Brexit Day Celebration Dinner

Christchurch Conservatives are preparing a major celebration to mark Brexit on the 31st of January 2020.

They are holding a traditional dinner of British food to mark the occasion.

They will be joined by Chris Chope and his wife Christo. 

Chris Chope Supports More Front-line Police for Dorset

Chris Chope has given his support to the campaign by David Sidwick Dorset's Prospective Conservative Candidate to be Police & Crime Commissioner to ensure that Dorset Police provide better value for money.


Six out of ten voters in Christchurch and East Dorset supported LEAVE in the 2016 Referendum.  As a leading member of the Parliamentary Brexit Committee, I am confident that with a strong majority, the UK will leave the EU on 31 January 2020, to:


On the GE Campaign Trail

Ferndown - Christchurch Market - Aviation Academy at Bournemouth’s Aviation Park - Walkford - Bure House, West Christchurch - Church Hustings - Twynham School Sixth Form Hustings

Top Christchurch Businessman Supports Vote Conservative for Brexit

Vote for Brexit

Voters in Dorset have been urged to back Brexit at the ballot box to ensure a swift departure from the European Union. Dorset’s leading Brexiteer Simon Boyd said a strong showing for the Conservative Party was vital in the General Election on December 12.

Concern for the Environment

As a former Environment Minister, Chris is committed to protecting the Green Belt. He has worked with the CPRE and has promoted a Green Belt Protection Bill in Parliament. Chris is concerned about the risk to health from air pollution and unsafe bathing waters.

Chris Chope welcomes High Court decision.

Chris Chope has welcomed the High Court decision to order a full hearing into Christchurch’s claim against the Government that abolishing Christchurch is unlawful.