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EU CANDLE PLANS SHOULD BE BLOWN OUT

EU CANDLE PLANS SHOULD BE BLOWN OUT

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 7 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, 8 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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MEPs urged to band together to end bullfighting subsidy

MEPs urged to band together to end bullfighting subsidy

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 8 months ago

British taxpayers' money should not be used to help fund barbaric bullfighting two UKIP MEPs have said today ahead of a crucial vote later this week.


West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bil… Continue Reading »

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Brussels stamps a claim on British agriculture

Brussels stamps a claim on British agriculture

by Michael Wrench, 1 year, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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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