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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

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

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Arms control debate is an excuse for anti-Saudi rhetoric

Arms control debate  is an excuse for anti-Saudi rhetoric

James Carver MEP (Independent West Midlands)

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Independent Euro MP James Carver accused the European parliament of using a debate in Strasbourg this week as a vehicle for ant… Continue Reading »

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The worst of all deals!

The worst of all deals!

The Prime Minister's Brexit deal has been dubbed the worst in British history by Brexiteer and West Midlands MEP James Carver.

Speaking this morning on BBC Hereford & Worcester, Mr Carver sai… Continue Reading »

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Worrying march towards an EU military force

Worrying march towards an EU military force

Calls for EU members to be allowed to march across borders unfettered is “extremely worrying” says Brexiteer and West Midlands MEP James Carver.

The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Comm… 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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Ridiculous waste of councillors' time!

Ridiculous waste of councillors' time!

What a waste of time for local politicians to spend more than an hour discussing whether Worcester City Council should support calls for a second referendum - in a town that voted to leave the E… Continue Reading »

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Another ploy for ever closer union!

Another ploy for ever closer union!

Proposals by the EU to move from unanimity to qualified majority voting in a bid to show it is serious about tackling tax evasion, have been described as a “ploy” towards ever closer union by a … Continue Reading »

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A historic occasion to be celebrated!

A historic occasion to be celebrated!

Chatting with Elliott Webb on BBC Hereford and Worcester this morning about the Brexit commemorative 50p coin.

We are right to mark such a huge historical occasion, which will create a massive opportunity for our nation to prosper on the world stage and decide our own destiny.

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Green belt saved after tough campaign

Green belt saved after tough campaign

Kidderminster-based MEP James Carver has welcomed news that at least some green belt land in the town will now not be built on, following large scale public protests.

Mr Carver, who joined a … Continue Reading »

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Brexit shambles

Brexit shambles

Stop your dithering Mrs May. We’ve already gone from Brexit March 29th to a transition period ending December 31st 2020 and now she wants a further transition period of β€œanother few monthsβ€… Continue Reading »

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James at conference in Somaliland

James at conference in Somaliland

West Midlands MEP James Carver pledged his continuing support for the re-recognition of the African state of Somaliland when he spoke at a major conference in the capital city last week.

It w… Continue Reading »

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Last step-down beds in Wyre Forest to go

Last step-down beds in Wyre Forest to go

For some reason Worcestershire County Council is reluctant to acknowledge the undeniable need for step-down beds in Wyre Forest.

There have only been 5 beds at The Grange since April, forcing… Continue Reading »

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All possible solutions must be considered tp broker peace in Yemen

All possible solutions must be considered tp broker peace in Yemen

James Carver MEP (Independent West Midlands)

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West Midlands MEP James Carver has, in a speech in the European Parliament, argued that all possible solutions should be o… Continue Reading »

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Tim to stop the scaremongering - no deal with be fine

Tim to stop the scaremongering - no deal with be fine

James Carver MEP (Independent West Midlands)

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The sun will still rise in the morning if Brtain exists the European Union without a deal, say James, who is calling for a… Continue Reading »

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Dudley Council should examine the benefits of a Gypsy transit site

Dudley Council should examine the benefits of  a Gypsy transit site

A West Midlands MEP is urging Dudley’s Labour leaders to examine Sandwell’s successful Gypsy transit site before deciding whether to axe plans for one in Coseley.

James Carver said the cost a… Continue Reading »

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Worcester's youth are failing to understand the dangers of inhaling laughing gas

Worcester's youth are failing to understand the dangers of inhaling laughing gas

Discarded nitrous oxide canisters have been found near a Worcester primary school by a county MEP, which he fears is clear evidence that teenagers are ignoring the dangers of inhaling the gas - … Continue Reading »

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Doubt cast over long term relationship between EU and US

Doubt cast over long term  relationship between EU and US

James Carver MEP (Independent West Midlands)

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The EU is alienating the United States at a time of great uncertainty, warns West Midlands MEP James Carver.

Speeaking at th… Continue Reading »

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Copyright amendments don't go anywhere near far enough!

Copyright amendments don't go anywhere near far enough!

Changes to the EU’s controversial copyright rules do not go far enough in protecting freedom of speech, said West Midlands MEP James Carver, who voted against the directive today.

Speaking fr… Continue Reading »

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Irish border issue is a red herring

Irish border issue is a red herring

So we waited with baited breath following the promise of some innovative solution that no-one else had thought of to the so-called  Irish border conundrum from Brexit Tory MPs today – And the an… Continue Reading »

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Having tariffs is not a big deal

Having tariffs is not a big deal

Brexit offers us a golden opportunity to build a strong economy for ourselves and we shouldn’t be scared of the prospect of EU tariffs – they can actually work in our favour by encouraging us to… Continue Reading »

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A better way foward to help developing nations

A better way foward to help developing nations

Talking with Elliott Webb on BBC Hereford & Worcester this morning about a different way forward to assist developing nations - not with handouts but with proper partnership investment programme… Continue Reading »

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Another waste of taxpayers' money!

Another waste of taxpayers' money!

The EU has shelled out an estimated £800,000 of taxpayers’ money on equipping all 751 MEPs’ offices in Brussels and Strasbourg with the latest 43-inch flat screen TVs.

West Midlands Independe… Continue Reading »

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We're all doomed Mr Mainwaring!

We're all doomed Mr Mainwaring!

Remember the Millennium Bug? A lot of people made their name with predictions of Armageddon; journalists had too good a story to check; the cost of political overreaction was deemed smaller than… Continue Reading »

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Brexit battle hotting up

Brexit battle hotting up

Significant funds are being ploughed into attempts to force a second referendum by remainers intent on refusing to accept the majority decision to leave the European Union, warns West Midlands M… Continue Reading »

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Supporting parents in their fight for free school transport

Supporting parents in their fight for free school transport

A campaign for free transport for village children facing almost a three-fold hike in bus fares to attend their local high school in Codsall has won the backing of West Midlands MEP James Carver… Continue Reading »

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A storm in a teacup!

A storm in a teacup!

Talking to Danny Kelly on BBC WM and Elliott Webb on BBC Hereford & Worcester about whether Boris should apologise over his comments that Muslim women who wear full veils look ridiculous.

It’s … Continue Reading »

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