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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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Record hike in manufacturing orders

Record hike in manufacturing  orders

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has welcomed more good news on the economy with manufacturers reporting the strongest increase in orders in 22 years.

This has been helped by the fall in s… Continue Reading »

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European Parliament will veto Brexit deal, warns James Carver

European Parliament will veto Brexit deal, warns James Carver

The European Union will veto any deal with Britain in a bid to punish the UK for voting to leave the bloc, warns UKIP MEP James Carver.

Speaking on the BBC’s Daily Politics show, Mr Carver in… Continue Reading »

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Calls to do more to end FGM barbarism

Calls to do more to end FGM barbarism

A West Midlands UKIP MEP is calling for more effective action to outlaw the illegal and barbaric practice of female genital mutilation after more than 5,000 new cases affecting women and girls l… Continue Reading »

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All aboard for election race

All aboard for election race

Pollsters are putting UKIP in third place in the race for the first elected mayor of the West Midlands.

The results of the poll – which place the party’s candidate Pete Durnell clearly ahead … Continue Reading »

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PM calls General Election

PM calls General Election

I am surprised the PM has called this election but it is clearly an indication that she believes a large proportion of MPs are choosing to ignore the will of the people who voted in last year's … Continue Reading »

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Call to protect non-EU workers from deportation

Call to protect non-EU workers from deportation

UKIP MEP James Carver is urging people to sign a petition calling on the government to change new rules that will see some non-EU workers deported if they earn less than £35,000.

The move wil… Continue Reading »

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Remoaner trade envoys should be sacked

Remoaner trade envoys should be sacked

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver today joined calls for the Prime Minister to sack the five Remoaner trade envoys who tried to de-rail the triggering of Brexit negotiations.

He welcomed th… Continue Reading »

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