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ONLINE PRIVACY UNDER ATTACK FROM EU

ONLINE PRIVACY UNDER ATTACK FROM EU

by Michael Wrench, 10 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.

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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, 11 months 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, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 year 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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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LOCAL MEP AT COMMONWEALTH DAY CEREMONY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY

LOCAL MEP AT COMMONWEALTH DAY CEREMONY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 1 month ago

Regional UKIP MEP James Carver will be among invited guests attending a high profile Commonwealth  Day service in Westminster Abbey on Monday. (March 14)

The Queen and other senior membe… Continue Reading »

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MEP anger over proposed limousine costs

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 1 month ago

Plans to spent millions more pounds on luxury limousines for MEPs further stretches incredulity at EU financial waste, said local UKIP MEP James Carver today.

“They are driving … Continue Reading »

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Fairtrade is possible outside of the EU

Fairtrade is possible outside of the EU

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 1 month ago

During “Fairtrade fortnight”, UKIP MEPs William Dartmouth & James Carver, have made a joint statement to show  how the UK’s commitment to fair trade can flourish best, outside of the EU:-

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 FLY THE FLAG FOR COMMONWEALTH DAY

FLY THE FLAG FOR COMMONWEALTH DAY

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 2 months ago

Local authorities in the West Midlands are being asked to fly the flag to mark Commonwealth Day.

The region’s UKIP MEP James Carver has written to the councils’ chief executives asking t… Continue Reading »

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Say No to the EU Campaign continues in Ledbury on Thursday 25th Feb

Say No to the EU Campaign continues in Ledbury on Thursday 25th Feb

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 2 months ago

With the EU referendum looming closer local people have a unique opportunity to have their questions answered about the pros and cons of European Union membership.

A ‘Say No To the EU’ c… Continue Reading »

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MEP ANGER OVER COURT CLOSURES

MEP ANGER OVER COURT CLOSURES

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 2 months ago

Local MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to the planned closures of six courts in West Midlands.

Following the announcement about the closure of the courts Mr Carver said the … Continue Reading »

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UK exports to EU have widened to an £89bn. deficit - The EU clearly needs us far more than we need them.

UK exports to EU have widened to an £89bn. deficit - The EU clearly needs us far more than we need them.

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 2 months ago

It is clear why Europhiles keep on scaremongering - every day more reasons emerge why Britain should leave the EU as soon as possible.

New figures show that for the second consecutive ye… Continue Reading »

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CAMERON’S EU DEAL ’NOTHING OF SUBSTANCE’ SAYS LOCAL MEP

CAMERON’S EU DEAL ’NOTHING OF SUBSTANCE’ SAYS LOCAL MEP

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 2 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has described David Cameron’s draft EU deal as containing “nothing of substance at all.”

“After all the hot air is this all he is able to come with? You ca… Continue Reading »

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NEWSPAPER ROUND BAN RIDICULED

NEWSPAPER ROUND BAN RIDICULED

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 2 months ago

A suggestion that school children should be banned from having a newspaper round has been ridiculed by local MEP James Carver.

The European Committee of Social Rights, which is part of t… Continue Reading »

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