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Proud to be British

Proud to be British

by James Carver, 7 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 »

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VOTE RIGGING REPORT MUST BE ACTED UPON, SAYS UKIP MEP

VOTE RIGGING REPORT MUST BE ACTED UPON, SAYS UKIP MEP

by Michael Wrench, 7 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 »

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No Racism please - We're British

No Racism please - We're British

by Michael Wrench, 7 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 »

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TRIBUTE PAID TO NIGEL FARAGE

TRIBUTE PAID TO NIGEL FARAGE

by Michael Wrench, 8 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 »

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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, 9 months 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 »

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WE DID IT ! - Thank You

WE DID IT ! - Thank You

by Michael Wrench, 9 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 »

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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, 9 months, 1 week 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 »

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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, 9 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 »

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FORMER CONSERVATIVE MAYOR JOINS UKIP

FORMER CONSERVATIVE MAYOR JOINS UKIP

by Michael Wrench, 9 months, 2 weeks ago

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

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ONLINE PRIVACY UNDER ATTACK FROM EU

ONLINE PRIVACY UNDER ATTACK FROM EU

by Michael Wrench, 9 months, 3 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 »

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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, 9 months, 4 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 »

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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, 10 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 »

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NEW DIABETIC CARE TECHNOLOGY ADVOCATED

NEW DIABETIC CARE TECHNOLOGY ADVOCATED

by Michael Wrench, 10 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 »

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CHINESE DELEGATION VISIT POINTS WAY TO TRADE SUCCESS AFTER BREXIT

CHINESE DELEGATION VISIT POINTS WAY TO TRADE SUCCESS AFTER BREXIT

by Michael Wrench, 10 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 »

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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, 10 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 »

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GOVERNMENT PROPAGANDA ‘BLITZ’  CONDEMNED

GOVERNMENT PROPAGANDA ‘BLITZ’ CONDEMNED

by Michael Wrench, 10 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 »

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LEAVING THE EU ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE ECHR, SAYS MEP

LEAVING THE EU ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE ECHR, SAYS MEP

by Michael Wrench, 11 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.

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Honduras is a nation state that has been plagued with corruption and to some degree ignored by the international community.

Honduras is a nation state that has been plagued with corruption and to some degree ignored by the international community.

by Michael Wrench, 11 months ago

For the country to move forward the endemic violence linked to gang activity and government corruption needs to be challenged and people held to account. Recently the former Honduras President R… Continue Reading »

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FOREIGN AID PETITION DEBATE WELCOMED

FOREIGN AID PETITION DEBATE WELCOMED

by Michael Wrench, 11 months, 1 week ago

Local MEP James Carver has welcomed the announcement that Parliament is to debate a petition calling for an end to spending a fixed amount on foreign aid.

The petition- “Stop spending a … Continue Reading »

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LOCAL MEP RAISES CONCERNS OVER TRAVELLING COMMUNITY ISSUES

LOCAL MEP RAISES CONCERNS OVER TRAVELLING COMMUNITY ISSUES

by Michael Wrench, 11 months, 2 weeks ago

Regional MEP James Carver has travelled to No 10 Downing Street to hand deliver a letter over concerns about legislation affecting the travelling community.

And he has also asked for Rom… Continue Reading »

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A smack in the face of democracy

A smack in the face of democracy

by Michael Wrench, 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Local MEP James Carver has described spending almost £10 million on pro-EU propaganda for every household in the country as ”a smack in the face of democracy.”

 

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NHS is creaking at the seams and facing financial collapse

NHS is creaking at the seams and facing financial collapse

by Michael Wrench, 12 months ago

We all know the NHS is creaking at the seams and facing financial collapse but when the situation in your own locality is spelt out it makes it somehow more real.

The three Clinical Comm… Continue Reading »

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Anger over flood defence spending for the West Midlands

Anger over flood defence spending for the West Midlands

by Michael Wrench, 12 months ago

Commenting on flood defence spending figures released today (Tue) James Carver, UKIP MEP for the West Midlands, said,

“I find it unbelievable that the West Midlands has been allotted a m… Continue Reading »

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Labour must kick out the anti-Semites

Labour must kick out the anti-Semites

by Michael Wrench, 1 year ago

UKIP Commonwealth Spokesman, James Carver MEP has today called on the Labour Party to "practice what it preaches" and immediately expel Vicki Kirby from Labour membership saying, "I'm horrified … Continue Reading »

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Grassroots Out's SUPER SATURDAY campaigning in Worcester & Warwick

Grassroots Out's SUPER SATURDAY campaigning in Worcester & Warwick

by Michael Wrench, 1 year ago

It was all GO for me on Saturday............

Great fun with very good public engagement at the Grassroots Out stalls in Worcester in the morning, then out with the Warwick GO team in the… Continue Reading »

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