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Record highs for UK economy

Record highs for UK economy

by Sarah Cousin, 4 months, 1 week ago


Yesterday we had yet another flurry of positive post referendum economic data. Employment hit a record high as UK firms keep on hiring, investor sentiment has risen to its highest level since … Continue Reading »

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Golden opportunity of freedom from EU protectionism

Golden opportunity of freedom from EU protectionism

by Sarah Cousin, 4 months, 1 week ago

BREXIT offers a “golden opportunity” to free British manufacturers and businesses from Brussels protectionism, says a West Midlands MEP.

UKIP’s James Carver is supporting a campaign star… Continue Reading »

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"Passion and commitment" of Bewdley by-election hopeful

"Passion and commitment" of Bewdley by-election hopeful

by Sarah Cousin, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

UKIP MEP, Kidderminster-based James Carver has hailed his party’s Wribbenhall candidate in this month’s Bewdley by-election as “a local man with passion and commitment”.

David Field is o… Continue Reading »

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Shami rebuked for silence over Shiner's sham claims

Shami rebuked for silence over Shiner's sham claims

by Sarah Cousin, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Former Liberty director, Labour peer Shami Chakrabarti must be feeling red faced after the downfall of her friend and collaborator, disgraced tank-chasing lawyer Phil Shiner.

Her office … Continue Reading »

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Greedy energy company leaves hard-up families shivering

Greedy energy company leaves hard-up families shivering

by Sarah Cousin, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Npower’s massive fuel price hike has been condemned by West Midlands MEP James Carver as a “kick in the teeth” for hard-up families.

The UKIP politician warned the standard tariff increa… Continue Reading »

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Shiner's false claims against British troops were "shameful" - says James Carver MEP

Shiner's false claims against British troops were "shameful" - says James Carver MEP

by Sarah Cousin, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Former reservist West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has spoken of his delight that lawyer Phil Shiner, who brought abuse claims against British troops, has been struck off after a misconduct he… Continue Reading »

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WORCESTERSHIRE HIP AND KNEE OPS CUTBACKS CRITICISED

WORCESTERSHIRE HIP AND KNEE OPS CUTBACKS CRITICISED

by Michael Wrench, 5 months ago

Worcester MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to news about three Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups restricting hip and knee replacement operations.

“There is no way that my … Continue Reading »

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Delighted that my colleague Paul Nuttall has been selected to contest the Stoke Central by-election next month for UKIP

Delighted that my colleague Paul Nuttall has been selected to contest the Stoke Central by-election next month for UKIP

by Michael Wrench, 5 months ago

As MEP for Stoke-on-Trent I am delighted that my colleague Paul Nuttall has been selected to contest the town’s Central by-election next month for UKIP.

 

He was recently elected leader of… Continue Reading »

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SUPPORT FOR REGIMENTAL MUSEUM

SUPPORT FOR REGIMENTAL MUSEUM

by Michael Wrench, 5 months, 1 week ago

Worcester MEP Jim Carver is urging the Ministry of Defence to re-consider its budget cuts which have placed the county’s regimental museum in jeopardy.

The MoD has decided to stop giving… Continue Reading »

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Government need to revisit their policy of non engagement towards Le Pen

Government need to revisit their policy of non engagement towards Le Pen

by Michael Wrench, 5 months, 2 weeks ago

James Carver MEP, UKIP's Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs spokesman, has criticised the government's decision not to engage with French Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, after it was revealed … Continue Reading »

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WAGE CAP SUGGESTION ‘MORE LABOUR FOLLY’

WAGE CAP SUGGESTION ‘MORE LABOUR FOLLY’

by Michael Wrench, 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Suggestions by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of a cap on the maximum amount people can earn have been described as “more Labour folly” by local MEP James Carver.

Corbyn has resurrected the… Continue Reading »

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MEP’S ANGER OVER FOREIGN AID HANDOUTS

MEP’S ANGER OVER FOREIGN AID HANDOUTS

by Michael Wrench, 5 months, 2 weeks ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to revelations that our government has given £1bn of taxpayers cash as handouts in Pakistan.

Families there get bank cards loaded with … Continue Reading »

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Proposals for voters to have to prove their identity at the ballot box has my full support.

Proposals for voters to have to prove their identity at the ballot box has my full support.

by Michael Wrench, 5 months, 3 weeks ago

Proposals for voters to have to prove their identity at the ballot box has my full support.

There have been squeals from some quarters about the government’s proposals but it is frankly … Continue Reading »

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Merry Christmas Everyone

Merry Christmas Everyone

by Michael Wrench, 6 months, 1 week ago

Christmas is almost upon us. For me, this is a welcome break from my work, both here and abroad. For my friends and colleagues, I hope this is a time for celebration and relaxation and a time to… Continue Reading »

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Local MEP James Carver is urging the government to divert the £89.4 million fines levied for drug overcharging from the Treasury to the health service.

Local MEP James Carver is urging the government to divert the £89.4 million fines levied for drug overcharging from the Treasury to the health service.

by Michael Wrench, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Local MEP James Carver is urging the government to divert the £89.4 million fines levied for drug overcharging from the Treasury to the health service.

“Given the dire straits that the N… Continue Reading »

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JAMES CARVER MEP THANKS LOCAL POSTMEN AND WOMEN AS THEY DELIVER A FIRST CLASS CHRISTMAS

JAMES CARVER MEP THANKS LOCAL POSTMEN AND WOMEN AS THEY DELIVER A FIRST CLASS CHRISTMAS

by Michael Wrench, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

James Carver MEP visited the Worcester Delivery Office to thank local postmen and women for their hard work during Royal Mail’s busiest period.

 

This year Royal Mail has been celebrating … Continue Reading »

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FIGURES SHOW GOVERNMENT FAILING ON IMMIGRATION

FIGURES SHOW GOVERNMENT FAILING ON IMMIGRATION

by Michael Wrench, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Latest figures showing that net migration has remained near record levels  shows the government has failed miserably in its promises to cut immigration, said local UKIP MEP James Carver today.

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James Carver appointed as UKIP’s Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spokesman

James Carver appointed as UKIP’s Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spokesman

by Michael Wrench, 6 months, 4 weeks ago

James Carver MEP said, "I'm honoured by the appointment to the extended role of UKIP's Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs spokesman, and am very conscious of the fact that our Foreign Affai… Continue Reading »

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James Carver MEP - Christmas Appeal

James Carver MEP - Christmas Appeal

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 1 week ago

It’s hard to believe that across the UK thirteen million people are living below the poverty line.

The Trussell Trust is working to stop UK hunger and poverty. Their network of over 400 … Continue Reading »

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ANGER OVER CHAGOS ISLANDS DECISION

ANGER OVER CHAGOS ISLANDS DECISION

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 1 week ago

UKIP MEP James Carver reacted angrily today to the government’s decision not to allow former residents of the Chagos Islands to return back.

“It is an absolute disgrace and the governmen… Continue Reading »

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WEST MIDLAND MEP TO ATTEND BIRMINGHAM BREXIT MEETING

WEST MIDLAND MEP TO ATTEND BIRMINGHAM BREXIT MEETING

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 1 week ago

Following Brrexit the UK will be a stronger and more successful vibrant country, West Midlands MEP James Carver is to tell a meeting in Birmingham later this week.

Mr Carver, UKIP Euro-M… Continue Reading »

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The establishment are going against the will of the people to stop BREXIT

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 3 weeks ago

Today’s High Court ruling calling for a Parliamentary vote on triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty sadly comes as no surprise, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

“The Establishment … Continue Reading »

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Time to right one of the terrible wrongs and allow exiled islanders to go back to their home.  Chagos Islands National Day on Friday 4th November

Time to right one of the terrible wrongs and allow exiled islanders to go back to their home. Chagos Islands National Day on Friday 4th November

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 3 weeks ago

As someone who’s campaigned for over 20 years against the UK’s membership of the EU, the issue of sovereignty is, naturally, a subject very close to my heart. Since the Brexit vote in June, the … Continue Reading »

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MEP ANGER OVER FOOTBALL POPPY BAN

MEP ANGER OVER FOOTBALL POPPY BAN

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 4 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.

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

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

by Michael Wrench, 7 months, 4 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 »

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