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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

Commentary on political issues of the day from James Carver, MEP.

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Colony claim over Gibraltar sparks row

Colony claim over Gibraltar sparks row

A controversial footnote to EU legislation referring to Gibraltar as a “colony” sparked uproar in Brussels today.

Eight British MEPs voted against the post Brexit visa legislation at the Just… Continue Reading »

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Parliament needs to hold its nerve

Parliament needs to hold its nerve

Mrs May called a snap general election, put herself and her government in the weakest of positions, failed to involve other parties in the negotiations with EU, and blames everyone but herself w… Continue Reading »

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Very disappointed and let down!

Very disappointed and let down!

Disappointed and frustrated at our politicians who have totally capitulated as I talk with Clare Ashford on BBC Radio Shropshire this morning.
They have marginalised and let down the 59% of West … Continue Reading »

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Pure posturing by EU

Pure posturing by EU

The EU negotiators are playing a game, stalling and refusing to negotiate in a sensible manner, but it’s pure posturing – there’s no way they want the UK involved in the forthcoming electi… Continue Reading »

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Call to publish legal advice on Brexit withdrawal

Call to publish legal advice on Brexit withdrawal

It may not be the norm to share legal advice, but Brexit is an unprecedented situation and MPs need to know how the Irish backstop would work. It’s outrageous to even contemplate that they be denied such detail; they must know what we are signing up to before Parliament votes.

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No to deadline extension!

No to deadline extension!

There is so much speculation, which is getting whipped up into a news frenzy. There are all sorts of scenarios being postulated in the corridors of the EU by opinionated politicians.

However,… Continue Reading »

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WORCESTERSHIRE HIP AND KNEE OPS CUTBACKS CRITICISED

WORCESTERSHIRE HIP AND KNEE OPS CUTBACKS CRITICISED

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

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

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

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’

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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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