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NEWSPAPER ROUND BAN RIDICULED

NEWSPAPER ROUND BAN RIDICULED

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 3 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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PROPOSED FLOODING TAX ANGER

PROPOSED FLOODING TAX ANGER

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 3 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to the possibility of council tax bills being hiked in flood hit areas.

The idea of local authorities raising funds for flood defences … Continue Reading »

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Just five per cent of drug users in Worcestershire kicked the habit following taxpayer-funded treatment is dismal indeed

Just five per cent of drug users in Worcestershire kicked the habit following taxpayer-funded treatment is dismal indeed

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 3 months ago

A report showing that just five per cent of drug users in Worcestershire kicked the habit following taxpayer-funded treatment is dismal indeed.

Though I have to say the UK average of 7.4… Continue Reading »

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UK SHOULD BE FREE TO MAKE ITS OWN LAWS, SAYS UKIP

UK SHOULD BE FREE TO MAKE ITS OWN LAWS, SAYS UKIP

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 3 months ago

An EU ruling that employers can read workers’ private messages sent via chat software and webmail accounts during work hours further demonstrates why we should make their own laws, said UKIP MEP… Continue Reading »

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WORRYING AIR SAFETY SECRECY RULES

WORRYING AIR SAFETY SECRECY RULES

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 3 months ago

Worrying new secrecy rules surrounding air safety incidents have come under fire from local MEP James Carver.

The EU has brought in a regulation which means that accounts of aircraft saf… Continue Reading »

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Noisy Neighbours - Complaints on the rise

Noisy Neighbours - Complaints on the rise

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 3 months ago

News that almost 450 complaints were made to the council about noisy neighbours in Worcester over 18 months makes depressing reading.

The statistics - equalling 25 complaints a month - i… Continue Reading »

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Honouring the works of William Shakespeare

Honouring the works of William Shakespeare

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 3 months ago

As both a Warwickshire MEP and a Shakespeare fan I am delighted that the Bard of Avon is feature on three special edition coins.

It is fitting that the Royal Mint should mark the 400th a… Continue Reading »

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2016

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2016

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 4 months ago

Christmas is almost upon us. For me, this is a welcome break from my work on both here and abroad protecting Britain from EU legislation. For you, I hope this is a time for celebration and relax… Continue Reading »

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CHALLENGE TO GOVERNMENT’S PLAIN PACKAGING FOR TOBACCO PLAN WELCOMED

CHALLENGE TO GOVERNMENT’S PLAIN PACKAGING FOR TOBACCO PLAN WELCOMED

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 4 months ago

A legal challenge by major tobacco firms against the government’s plain packaging rules has the support of local MEP James Carver.

The regulations banning companies from using any logos … Continue Reading »

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CAMERON SHOULD CAMPAIGN FOR BREXIT, SAYS LOCAL MEP

CAMERON SHOULD CAMPAIGN FOR BREXIT, SAYS LOCAL MEP

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 4 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver is pressing for David Cameron to campaign to leave the EU after failing to achieve even minor treaty changes he demanded.

“My role is to stand up and be co… Continue Reading »

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SUPPORT FOR BIRMINGHAM FLORIST FROM LOCAL MEP

SUPPORT FOR BIRMINGHAM FLORIST FROM LOCAL MEP

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 4 months ago

Birmingham council should stop being mean spirited and allow florist Allan Poole to keep playing festive tunes, says local MEP James Carver.

His remarks follow threats by the local autho… Continue Reading »

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EU CANDLE PLANS SHOULD BE BLOWN OUT

EU CANDLE PLANS SHOULD BE BLOWN OUT

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

EU plans to regulate candles should be blown out, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

“Which overpaid and under-worked jobsworths in a Brussels ivory tower dreamt up this latest madness? I… Continue Reading »

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New net migration figures show open door immigration policy is unsustainable

New net migration figures show open door immigration policy is unsustainable

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver says the British Government's wide open door immigration policy is unsustainable following the release of new figures which show net migration into the UK reached … Continue Reading »

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MEP TO ATTEND IMPORTANT YOUTH ROAD SAFETY SEMINAR

MEP TO ATTEND IMPORTANT YOUTH ROAD SAFETY SEMINAR

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

MEP James Carver will be attending a meeting later this week to discuss the vital importance of road safety for youngsters.

He is among guests invited to the seminar on Friday in Warwick… Continue Reading »

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MEP message to new CBI chief – outside the EU we can be a true “global player”

MEP message to new CBI chief – outside the EU we can be a true “global player”

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has today criticised the new head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), for backing calls for Britain to remain in the EU.
   
James Carver MEP, who is… Continue Reading »

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Slamming shut the doors of the UK’s coal-fired power stations to please the environmentally-correct brigade

Slamming shut the doors of the UK’s coal-fired power stations to please the environmentally-correct brigade

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

Slamming shut the doors of the UK’s coal-fired power stations within a decade will doubtless please the environmentally-correct brigade but that doesn’t mean it is the right thing to do.

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Gratuitous hypocrisy condemned following increase to EU budget

Gratuitous hypocrisy condemned following increase to EU budget

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

UKIP MEP James Carver says the arrogance of the European Union knows no bounds following news that Brussels has increased EU budget by €10 billion despite failing yet another audit.


 
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‘OUTRAGEOUS’ SPENDING BY CQC CRITICISED BY LOCAL MEP

‘OUTRAGEOUS’ SPENDING BY CQC CRITICISED BY LOCAL MEP

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

Staffordshire politician James Carver has criticised “outrageous” spending by health inspectors, who visited Burton Hospitals Trust.

“Public services are being cut back left, ri… Continue Reading »

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FREE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE ‘A SECURITY RISK’

FREE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE ‘A SECURITY RISK’

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

Local MEP James Carver has described the free movement of people across Europe as a “security risk”.

Mr Carver, UKIP Euro-MP, made his comments in the wake of the horrific terrorist atta… Continue Reading »

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FAT CAT BOSSES SHOULD DIET, SAYS WEST MIDLANDS MEP

FAT CAT BOSSES SHOULD DIET, SAYS WEST MIDLANDS MEP

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

Figures released showing that 42 top bosses of local authorities in the West Midlands earn more than the Prime Minister have been greeted with dismay by local MEP James Carver.

“It stagg… Continue Reading »

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Damning report shows why we should leave the EU

Damning report shows why we should leave the EU

by Craig Winyard, 1 year, 5 months ago

A high level report describing EU spending as “irregular and possibly illegal” demonstrates why David Cameron should be leading the charge to leave, not pussyfooting around with renegotiatio… Continue Reading »

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NHS Managers Should Be Licensed - UKIP

NHS Managers Should Be Licensed - UKIP

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

NHS managers must be licensed so they can be struck off in cases such as the Mid Staffordshire scandal, says local UKIP MEP James Carver.

The trust that ran Stafford Hospital pl… Continue Reading »

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WEST MIDLANDS MEP BACKS CAMPAIGN TO FREE ROYAL MARINE

WEST MIDLANDS MEP BACKS CAMPAIGN TO FREE ROYAL MARINE

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 5 months ago

The campaign to free the Royal Marine jailed for killing a Taliban fighter must not be forgotten, says West Midlands MEP James Carver.

“We are days away from Remembrance Sunday when we r… Continue Reading »

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Swedish steel deal betrayal of British workers

Swedish steel deal betrayal of British workers

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 6 months ago

West Midlands MEP and UKIP's national Commonwealth Spokesman James Carver has today accused the Government of betraying British workers following news that Ministers had signed a multi-billion p… Continue Reading »

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