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Rural businesses urged to tap into EU funds

Rural businesses urged to tap into EU funds

A Worcestershire MEP is urging businesses to take advantage of Pie and Pint workshops where they can find out about European Union funding opportunities.

The sessions, which are being held in… Continue Reading »

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No deal is better than a bad deal

No deal is better than a bad deal

The weekend’s Telegraph claims that the Government could pay up to £36 billion in a financial settlement with the EU if Brussels agrees to negotiate it “as part of a deal on future relations, in… Continue Reading »

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Reasons to be cheerful

Reasons to be cheerful

The International Monetary Fund’s latest prediction of solid global growth over the next two years has been welcomed by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

He said the significant increase i… Continue Reading »

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Call for price cap on energy prices

Call for price cap on energy prices

West Midlands MEP James Carver is urging the region’s MPs to support cross-party calls for the Prime Minister to keep her manifesto promise to cap the price of gas and electricity to stop energy… Continue Reading »

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The myth of the EU's "single voice"

The myth of the EU's "single voice"

The notion that the EU states will put up a unified block to Britain’s Brexit negotiations, forcing us to submissively settle for a less than acceptable outcome is simply a myth, says West Midla… Continue Reading »

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Sainsbury's urged to rethink ditching of Fairtrade tea

Sainsbury's urged to rethink  ditching of Fairtrade tea

A leading West Midlands politician is backing a national campaign calling on Sainsbury’s to reverse its controversial decision to drop Fairtrade tea. 

So far 90,000 people have signed an onli… Continue Reading »

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Report from Abu Dhabi's English language newspaper The National

Report from Abu Dhabi's English language newspaper The National

Supporters of the Southern Transitional Council attend a rally to demand the secession of south Yemen, in the southern port city on July 7, 2017.

A recent protest by tens of thousands of Yeme… Continue Reading »

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Backing campaign to save Kidderminster's green belt

Backing campaign to save Kidderminster's green belt

A battle to save green belt land on the edge of Kidderminster’s Spennells estate from development is being backed by West Midlands MEP James Carver.

Proposals to plough up productive barley f… Continue Reading »

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Time the council turned over a new leaf

Time the council turned over a new leaf

Kidderminster-based MEP James Carver is calling for the town’s streets to be cleared of weeds and tons of sprouting greenery at the base of roadside trees to put “pride” back in communities and … Continue Reading »

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Death toll soars in Yemen's cholera outbreak

Death toll soars in Yemen's cholera outbreak

The people of Yemen are facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world, with 200,000 suspected cases, increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. 

In just two months, this killer disease has spr… Continue Reading »

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Backing bid to boost tourism in Sri Lanka

Backing bid to boost tourism in Sri Lanka

A bid to boost visitor numbers to Sri Lanka is being backed by West Midlands MEP James Carver.

He spoke at a European Parliament cross party event in Brussels this week, organised by the Sri … Continue Reading »

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We must ensure the rights of the Chagossians to return to their homeland

We must ensure the rights of the Chagossians to return to their homeland

Following the UN General Assembly's vote to refer the issue of the Chagos Islands to the ICJ in The Hague, West Midlands MEP, James Carver, a long -time advocate and supporter of Chagossians, wi… Continue Reading »

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Putting DY5 on the map

Putting DY5 on the map

Brierley Hill’s new business and innovation enterprise zone will be able to take advantage of Britain’s global place in the world free from the shackles of the European Union, said West Midlands… Continue Reading »

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We don't need rage!

We don't need rage!

This so-called “Day of Rage” is, quite frankly, the last thing that our emergency services need to be dealing with, at this time of great uncertainty.

We make our points through democratic me… Continue Reading »

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Call for action as drought-hit Somaliland is rocked by disease

Call for action as drought-hit Somaliland is rocked by disease

Drought-hit Somaliland is now struggling with a devastating outbreak of diarrhoea, leading West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver to call for urgent action.

Mr Carver said latest figures reveal … Continue Reading »

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Tribute to a fine politician

Tribute to a fine politician

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has paid tribute to former Hereford MP Paul Keetch who died on Wednesday, aged 56.

As a Liberal Democrat, he made his mark on public life by setting himsel… Continue Reading »

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Excise duty would damage vaping industry

Excise duty would damage vaping industry

Plans being considered by the EU to slap excise duty on vaping products have been condemned by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver as “bad for public health”.

It is feared the proposed tax of… Continue Reading »

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We must find an end to the killing

We must find an end to the killing

This has got to stop now! We can’t afford to keep losing innocent civilians like this.

Almost all, if not absolutely all, atrocities we have seen in recent times have been committed by people… Continue Reading »

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Over-blown cost of immigration controls

Over-blown cost of immigration controls

Claims that tightening controls on immigration would cost the Exchequer up to £6bn a year have been repeated by the BBC over recent days as if fact and the record needs putting straight, said We… Continue Reading »

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UKIP councillor is made deputy mayor

UKIP councillor is made deputy mayor

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver hailed Councillor Martin Stooke as a “great ambassador for Kidderminster” as he congratulated him on becoming the town’s deputy mayor.

Cllr Stooke, UKIP me… Continue Reading »

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Special guest at awards night

Special guest at awards night

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver highlighted the UK’s strengths at the British Bangladeshi Business Awards.

Speaking at the event in Birmingham on Sunday, he said our “diverse heritage” wo… Continue Reading »

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Back to business

Back to business

Businesses in Herefordshire and Worcestershire are looking forward to a bright future, according to the latest economic survey.

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has welcomed the findings r… Continue Reading »

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Best serving constituents as an MEP

Best serving constituents as an MEP

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has confirmed he will not be contesting a seat in the forthcoming general election. 

Mr Carver said: "After much consideration, I decided the best way I ca… Continue Reading »

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Slip-road blunder resolved

Slip-road blunder resolved

A Worcestershire politician has welcomed the scrapping of the infamous Whittington island slip-road after more than 700 motorists petitioned for its removal.

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carv… Continue Reading »

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James Carver resigns as party spokesman

James Carver resigns as party spokesman

West Midlands MEP James Carver has resigned as UKIP’s Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spokesman, following the announcement of the party’s integration policy, including a pledge to ban the Musl… Continue Reading »

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