Latest News

Blog


Candid Carver

Commentary on political issues of the day from James Carver, MEP.

View More


MEP ANGER OVER FOOTBALL POPPY BAN

MEP ANGER OVER FOOTBALL POPPY BAN

by Michael Wrench, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

The decision to ban England and Scotland football players from wearing poppies in  their World Cup qualifier is “disgraceful,”  said local MEP James Carver today.

                       … Continue Reading »

Read More

Worcestershire MEP backing Somaliland's bid for "re-recognition"

Worcestershire MEP backing Somaliland's bid for "re-recognition"

by Michael Wrench, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

(by Tom Edwards - Worcester News)

A WORCESTER-BASED UKIP politician has spoken of his visit to Somaliland speaking to desperate people.

James Carver, an MEP representing the West… Continue Reading »

Read More

JAMES CARVER MEP SUPPORTS LEADERSHIP CONTENDER PAUL NUTTALL

JAMES CARVER MEP SUPPORTS LEADERSHIP CONTENDER PAUL NUTTALL

by Michael Wrench, 3 months, 4 weeks ago

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has thrown his full support behind Paul Nuttall’s bid to lead the party.

Mr Nuttall has announced that he is standing to be leader and Mr Carver is am… Continue Reading »

Read More

Controversial 'EU army' plans savaged by Worcestershire MEP

Controversial 'EU army' plans savaged by Worcestershire MEP

by Michael Wrench, 4 months ago

(Tom Edwards - Worcester News)

A WORCESTERSHIRE MEP has savaged calls for an EU army - saying it is another reason why voters were right to back Brexit.

UKIP's James Carver has attack… Continue Reading »

Read More

Statement by James Carver MEP regarding Steven Woolfe MEP

Statement by James Carver MEP regarding Steven Woolfe MEP

by Michael Wrench, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Statement by James Carver MEP regarding Steven Woolfe MEP

Following the collapse of UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe in Strasbourg today his West Midlands MEP colleague James Carver, said his thou… Continue Reading »

Read More

This is why Labour voters are turning to UKIP

by Michael Wrench, 4 months, 4 weeks ago

Read More

LOCAL MEP WELCOMES PROPOSED AUSTRALIAN TRADE DEAL

LOCAL MEP WELCOMES PROPOSED AUSTRALIAN TRADE DEAL

by Michael Wrench, 5 months, 1 week ago

Plans for a “very strong, very open” trade deal with Australia have been warmly welcomed by local MEP James Carver.

Australian prime minster Malcolm Turnbull has spoken of planning for a… Continue Reading »

Read More

BIN POLICE SLAMMED BY MEP

BIN POLICE SLAMMED BY MEP

by Michael Wrench, 6 months ago

Stoke-on-Trent Council’s costly ‘bin police’ team has come under fire from local UKIP MEP James Carver.

                          

“Im told this project costs £100,00 a year. Never mind th… Continue Reading »

Read More

Proud to be British

Proud to be British

by James Carver, 6 months ago

I’m always proud to be British but now more than ever following our brilliant results in the Olympics.

Our athletes did fantastically well and they have lifted the spirits of so many peo… Continue Reading »

Read More

VOTE RIGGING REPORT MUST BE ACTED UPON, SAYS UKIP MEP

VOTE RIGGING REPORT MUST BE ACTED UPON, SAYS UKIP MEP

by Michael Wrench, 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Proposed radical measures to tackle the issue of vote rigging in Muslim communities must be introduced as a matter of urgency, said West Midlands MEP James Carver today.

The call for cha… Continue Reading »

Read More

No Racism please - We're British

No Racism please - We're British

by Michael Wrench, 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, there were reports of an upsurge in both verbal and physical attacks on people who are either EU nationals, or British from an ethnic backgroun… Continue Reading »

Read More

TRIBUTE PAID TO NIGEL FARAGE

TRIBUTE PAID TO NIGEL FARAGE

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 3 weeks ago

James Carver, UKIP MEP for the West Midlands, has paid tribute to Nigel Farage, who has today announced that he is standing down as UKIP leader.

"There can be little doubt that Nigel's i… Continue Reading »

Read More

James Carver MEP condemns the continuing moral injustice against our Chagossians

James Carver MEP condemns the continuing moral injustice against our Chagossians

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 4 weeks ago

The Supreme Court today has ruled against the Chagossian people's desire to resettle in the British Indian Ocean Territory.

Following that verdict, James Carver MEP stated;  "I'm dismayed by … Continue Reading »

Read More

WE DID IT ! - Thank You

WE DID IT ! - Thank You

by Michael Wrench, 8 months ago

I'm writing to pay tribute to the strength of conviction shown by those West Midlands residents who voted to Leave the EU in last week's referendum.

I know that they thought lon… Continue Reading »

Read More

Whatever the referendum result, British politics will never be the same again.

Whatever the referendum result, British politics will never be the same again.

by Michael Wrench, 8 months ago

Irrespective of the result of Thursday’s EU referendum, there is already much chattering and forethought about the political fallout from the result. 

Neither side has the confidence to … Continue Reading »

Read More

The clock is ticking down to the most important day in this country’s calendar in more than 40 years.

The clock is ticking down to the most important day in this country’s calendar in more than 40 years.

by Michael Wrench, 8 months, 1 week ago

The clock is ticking down to the most important day in this country’s calendar in more than 40 years.

 

No one can have failed to notice that Thursday is the EU referendum and wit… Continue Reading »

Read More

FORMER CONSERVATIVE MAYOR JOINS UKIP

FORMER CONSERVATIVE MAYOR JOINS UKIP

by Michael Wrench, 8 months, 1 week ago

In a surprise move prominent Conservative member, Bob Dhillon, a former mayor of Warwick, has joined UKIP.

Continue Reading »

Read More

ONLINE PRIVACY UNDER ATTACK FROM EU

ONLINE PRIVACY UNDER ATTACK FROM EU

by Michael Wrench, 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Online privacy is under attack from the EU with plans for national ID cards being used to log onto social media platforms such as Facebook and YouTube.

“This is another disturbing trend … Continue Reading »

Read More

Eddie Izzard is quite right to encourage young people to register to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum.

Eddie Izzard is quite right to encourage young people to register to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum.

by Michael Wrench, 8 months, 3 weeks ago

Eddie Izzard is quite right to encourage young people to register to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum.

The issue at stake will affect their lives for many years and they should have… Continue Reading »

Read More

A thorough investigation is needed into the collapse of Eastham Bridge, near Tenbury.

A thorough investigation is needed into the collapse of Eastham Bridge, near Tenbury.

by Michael Wrench, 9 months ago

Local UKIP MEP James Carver has called for a thorough investigation following the collapse of Eastham Bridge, near Tenbury.

    

“Given the number of vehicles that use this bri… Continue Reading »

Read More

NEW DIABETIC CARE TECHNOLOGY ADVOCATED

NEW DIABETIC CARE TECHNOLOGY ADVOCATED

by Michael Wrench, 9 months, 1 week ago

Local MEP James Carver is calling for a cost analysis of new diabetes care technology to benefit both patients and the NHS.

Pharmaceutical firm Abbotts have recently designed a blood sug… Continue Reading »

Read More

CHINESE DELEGATION VISIT POINTS WAY TO TRADE SUCCESS AFTER BREXIT

CHINESE DELEGATION VISIT POINTS WAY TO TRADE SUCCESS AFTER BREXIT

by Michael Wrench, 9 months, 2 weeks ago

A visit to Coventry next week by a Chinese delegation has been highlighted by local UKIP MEP James Carver as “blowing a hole” through claims that remaining in the EU is vital to UK trade success… Continue Reading »

Read More

LEAVE THE EU OR LOSE THE NHS, SAYS WEST MIDLANDS UKIP MEP

LEAVE THE EU OR LOSE THE NHS, SAYS WEST MIDLANDS UKIP MEP

by Michael Wrench, 9 months, 3 weeks ago

If West Midlands residents want to save the NHS then voting to leave the EU is only way, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

“Leaked documents detailing the hidden details of the proposed … Continue Reading »

Read More

GOVERNMENT PROPAGANDA ‘BLITZ’  CONDEMNED

GOVERNMENT PROPAGANDA ‘BLITZ’ CONDEMNED

by Michael Wrench, 9 months, 3 weeks ago

MEP James Carver has hit out over a government propaganda “blitz” about the forthcoming EU referendum.

“Not content with spending £9 million of taxpayers money on leaflets, arguing for B… Continue Reading »

Read More

LEAVING THE EU ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE ECHR, SAYS MEP

LEAVING THE EU ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE ECHR, SAYS MEP

by Michael Wrench, 10 months ago

Calls by Home Secretary Theresa May for the UK to leave the European Convention of Human Rights can only be achieved by leaving the EU, pointed out West Midlands MEP James Carver today.

Continue Reading »

Read More

Showing 26 to 50, of 191 Blog Posts found