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Brussels stamps a claim on British agriculture

Brussels stamps a claim on British agriculture

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 6 months ago

Tens of thousands of farmers across the UK are being forced to put up EU propaganda -  and to pay for the privilege.

Under new guidance put out by the Government any farmer who receives … Continue Reading »

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ANGER OVER STEEL INDUSTRY JOB LOSSES

ANGER OVER STEEL INDUSTRY JOB LOSSES

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 6 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to the government’s failure to fight for the country’s ailing steel industry.

He spoke out after the news that steel processing firm Ca… Continue Reading »

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Great Birmingham Run for the Beacon Centre For The Blind

Great Birmingham Run for the Beacon Centre For The Blind

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 6 months ago

On Sunday (18th Oct) I completed the Great Birmingham Run (Half Marathon), in 2 hours and 36 minutes, on behalf of the Beacon Centre Centre for the Blind, a fantastic West Midlands charity worki… Continue Reading »

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West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge are to launch a major drive calling on all schools across the region to fly the Union Flag.

West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge are to launch a major drive calling on all schools across the region to fly the Union Flag.

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 6 months ago

UKIP MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge will be contacting school head teachers in a bid to encourage the flying of the flag and the singing of the national anthem.
 
The move follows a UKIP… Continue Reading »

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West Midlands MEP James Carver has raised his grave concerns over plans for Turkey to join the European Union.

West Midlands MEP James Carver has raised his grave concerns over plans for Turkey to join the European Union.

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 6 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has raised his grave concerns over plans for Turkey to join the European Union.

Such are his fears about the country that he has raised his worries at the … Continue Reading »

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‘GAS CHAMBER’ COMMENTS FURY

‘GAS CHAMBER’ COMMENTS FURY

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has reacted with fury at a “gas chamber’ quip by a Labour activist at their party’s conference.

“In my book what she said was disgusting and for their lead… Continue Reading »

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GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL CASH CHALLENGE

GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL CASH CHALLENGE

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has challenged George Osborne to invest £3m in grassroots football in the region to match that just given to China.

“This region has produced some great fo… Continue Reading »

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EU plotting huge expansion of £1bn HQ so MEPs get three offices EACH

EU plotting huge expansion of £1bn HQ so MEPs get three offices EACH

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 months ago

James Carver MEP takes you on a tour of his offices in Brussels at the European Parliament showing why the EU's plans to expand the HQ to give each MEP 3 offices each is a ridiculas idea, and a total waste of money.

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Working time judgement harmful to small businesses

Working time judgement harmful to small businesses

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 months ago

A new ruling from Europe could have massive implications for workers and small firms, UKIP MEP James Carver has warned..

The European Court of Justice has ruled that time spent travellin… Continue Reading »

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EU sugar-coating stunt bitter pill to swallow

EU sugar-coating stunt bitter pill to swallow

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 months ago

West Midlands MEP James Carver has today condemned moves to spend tens of millions of Euros on a spin campaign to promote the European Union.

 

UKIP MEP James Carver says a push by Europea… Continue Reading »

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UKIP MEP James Carver has called for the rich Gulf states ‘to take their share."

UKIP MEP James Carver has called for the rich Gulf states ‘to take their share."

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 months ago

In the wake of David Cameron’s announcement today on Syrian refugees UKIP MEP James Carver has called for the rich Gulf states ‘to take their share."

“The six Gulf countries which have s… Continue Reading »

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The scrapping of plans for weekly bin collections was inevitable

The scrapping of plans for weekly bin collections was inevitable

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 months ago

The scrapping of plans for weekly bin collections was inevitable and it is wrong that the public has been deceived, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.


“There has been a £250million investmen… Continue Reading »

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Warwickshire’s hammer blow decision shows architects behind combined authority that plans on rocky foundations – say MEPs

Warwickshire’s hammer blow decision shows architects behind combined authority that plans on rocky foundations – say MEPs

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 months ago

Hammer blow news that Warwickshire county Councillors have rejected moves to join the proposed West Midlands Combined Authority has today been branded a nail in the coffin for the anti-democrati… Continue Reading »

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NET MIGRATION FIGURES MAKE MOCKERY OF CAMERON’S EMPTY PROMISES

NET MIGRATION FIGURES MAKE MOCKERY OF CAMERON’S EMPTY PROMISES

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 8 months ago

The latest all time high net migration figures make a complete mockery of David Cameron's empty promises to bring immigration down, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

"These figures relea… Continue Reading »

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CONCERN OVER ‘SARAH’S LAW’ LOTTERY POSTCODE

CONCERN OVER ‘SARAH’S LAW’ LOTTERY POSTCODE

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

News that children may be at risk because police are failing to give parents information under Sarah's Law has been met with dismay by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

"I find the va… Continue Reading »

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Universities propagating pro-EU propaganda

Universities propagating pro-EU propaganda

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

WEST MIDLANDS MEP James Carver has slammed the launch of a new pro-EU
campaign by the Universities UK group.

The UKIP MEP says the Universities for Europe campaign
shows “pro-EU propag… Continue Reading »

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Help UKIP finish the job and win the referendum

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

UKIP campaigned for a referendum. UKIP secured a referendum. Help us finish the job and win the referendum.

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EBOLA CHECKS SHOULD REMAIN

EBOLA CHECKS SHOULD REMAIN

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

Protection from the deadly Ebola virus should not be limited to checks at Heathrow and Gatwick airports, says West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

Public Health England has announced the… Continue Reading »

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PRISON SMOKING BAN MUST BE CONSIDERED CAREFULLY

PRISON SMOKING BAN MUST BE CONSIDERED CAREFULLY

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

Plans to ban smoking in prisons must be carefully thought through.

I believe that prisoners must forfeit the right to vote and should spend their time usefully, learning skills to benefi… Continue Reading »

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I'm raising money for a great West Midlands charity - The Beacon Centre for the Blind. Based in Wolverhampton,

I'm raising money for a great West Midlands charity - The Beacon Centre for the Blind. Based in Wolverhampton,

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

I will be running the Great Birmingham Run 2015 taking place on Sunday October 18th for a fantastic West Midlands charity "The Beacon Centre for the Blind" based in Wolverhampton.

They d… Continue Reading »

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We need to leave the EU and introduce an Australian-style points system

We need to leave the EU and introduce an Australian-style points system

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

At a time when the parents of about 80,000 pupils have learned that they have not got their first choice of school it comes as no surprise to learn that 

almost 188,000 of the 695,000 UK birt… Continue Reading »

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PROPOSED RECYCLING TARGETS COULD HIT HOUSEHOLDERS IN THE POCKET

PROPOSED RECYCLING TARGETS COULD HIT HOUSEHOLDERS IN THE POCKET

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

Householders could be hit in the pocket for failing to meet 'pie in the sky' recycling targets being proposed by the EU, warned local UKIP MEP James Carver.

Eurocrats are proposing that … Continue Reading »

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UKIP ATTACKS SECRETIVE EU-FUNDED PAYMENTS TO ANONYMOUS POLITICAL GROUPS IN NORTH AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST

UKIP ATTACKS SECRETIVE EU-FUNDED PAYMENTS TO ANONYMOUS POLITICAL GROUPS IN NORTH AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

The European Union “is in no position to lecture anyone on democracy," says West Midlands MEP James Carver after the Parliament overwhelmingly voted for the 'European Endowment for Democracy’. (… Continue Reading »

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UKIP blasts European Parliament for passing TTIP resolution in crucial vote

UKIP blasts European Parliament for passing TTIP resolution in crucial vote

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 9 months ago

Local MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to the European Parliament's go-ahead for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

"This controversial issue has resulted in … Continue Reading »

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Skirt saga should be addressed warn MEPs

Skirt saga should be addressed warn MEPs

by Craig Winyard, 1 year, 9 months ago

West Midlands three UKIP MEPs have today called for a ban on girls from wearing skirts at a Staffordshire school to be scrapped following news that a similar move at a Devon school is on hold.

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