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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

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

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Perceived 'EU Superpower': The lunatics have taken over the asylum

Perceived 'EU Superpower': The lunatics have taken over the asylum

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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MEP opposed to 'civic obligation' voting plan

MEP opposed to 'civic obligation' voting plan
A Labour Party push to make voting a 'civic obligation' is opposed by West Midlands MEP James Carver.
 
UKIP MEP James Carver says the lacklustre and out of touch crop of Labour, Tory and … Continue Reading »
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Humanitarian Crisis in Libya

Humanitarian Crisis in Libya

During European Parliament debates, MEPs can use a ‘Blue Card’ as a means of seeking an opportunity to ask another MEP a question (During an MEP’s speech). This is a recent example of Jim Carver… Continue Reading »

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Persecution in Cameroon and Nigeria

Persecution in Cameroon and Nigeria

This week, Jim Carver spoke of the situation in Nigeria, where brutal anti western groups have grown in power. It is estimated that at least 1.5 million people have fled the fighting and there a… Continue Reading »

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Jim Carver MEP in Kidderminster

Jim Carver MEP in Kidderminster

James Carver, UKIP MEP for the West Midlands spoke in front of the public at Kidderminster Harrier's Aggborough Stadium on 16th January 2015.

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Social Media, Al and the EU!

Social Media, Al and the EU!

Jim is often interviewed on local radio. Here he is talking about abuse on social media, Al Murray standing in an election, the cost of moving the European parliament (6th monthly between Strasb… Continue Reading »

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Labour MP condemned over reaction to allegations of racial abuse

Labour MP condemned over reaction to allegations of racial abuse
West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver, the alleged victim of racial abuse, says he is extremely disappointed by the reaction of a Black Country Labour MP.
 
UKIP MEP James Carver has today a… Continue Reading »
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Re-recognition of Somaliland: all countries should get behind this worthy cause

Re-recognition of Somaliland: all countries should get behind this worthy cause

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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EU imperialism will lead to no 'superpower of peace'

EU imperialism will lead to no 'superpower of peace'

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Fag end tobacco plain packaging plan should be consigned to the ash tray

Fag end tobacco plain packaging plan should be consigned to the ash tray
Government plans to introduce plain packaging on cigarettes is a fag end policy says a West Midlands MEP who believes the move could be a counterfeiters’ dream.
 
West Midlands MEP James C… Continue Reading »
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'Lunatics have taken over the Asylum'

'Lunatics have taken over the Asylum'

In a recent speech, Jim discussed the increasing diplomatic pressures on the 28 member states as they are being pushed into increasing harmonisation and ever closer union within the European Uni… Continue Reading »

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Western military intervention will solve nothing

Western military intervention will solve nothing

Recent atrocities in Northern Nigeria: Jim recently gave a speech to suggest suggesting further military intervention in Nigeria will solve nothing.

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MEP issues plea for under threat pub to be saved

MEP issues plea for under threat pub to be saved

West Midlands MEP James Carver has called on planners in Dudley to throw out controversial proposals to turn a popular pub in Stourbridge into a supermarket.

UKIP MEP James Carver says plans to r… Continue Reading »

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MEP issues plea for under threat pub to be saved

MEP issues plea for under threat pub to be saved

MEP issues plea for under threat pub to be saved

West Midlands MEP James Carver has called on planners in Dudley to throw out controversial proposals to turn a popular pub in Stourbridge into a s… Continue Reading »

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Re-recognition of Somaliland

Re-recognition of Somaliland

Jim made a recent speech on the re-recognition of Somaliland. Jim’s speech was made on United Nations World Democracy Day (21st January). During his speech, he expressed his desire to see the establishment of a cross delegation Somali friendship group.

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EU Imperialism

EU Imperialism

During a Committee of Foreign Affairs meeting (20th Jan 2015), Jim gave a number of speeches covering issues relating to security, war crimes, Serbia possibly joining the European Union, EU imperialism in eastern Europe and the concerns around Russia selling long range bombers to Argentina.

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In An Increasingly Dangerous World, The EU Needs To Get It's Priorities Right

On the very day that the European Central Bank tightens the screws on the Greek people, the Jordanian monarch is reported to be participating in airstrikes against ISIL, in response to the horri… Continue Reading »

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Why The EU Can't Be A World Player

Last week saw the 70th anniversary commemorations of the liberation of Auschwitz by Russian troops, after 1.5 million, mainly Jewish people were murdered.  World leaders vowed to learn the lessons from the Second World War. From here, the embryo of the EU was created. 

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EU Waste Directive has saddled council taxpayers with £1.6bln incinerator

EU Waste Directive has saddled council taxpayers with £1.6bln incinerator

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Will Bringing Back Blair Kill Miliband Off

Labour has been so badly bruised by attacks from business leaders that they are considering the unthinkable - Bringing back "Toxic Tony" to help them in their election campaign.

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Playing African nations as pawns on a diplomatic chessboard

Playing African nations as pawns on a diplomatic chessboard

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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MEP takes case against incinerator to Strasbourg

MEP takes case against incinerator to Strasbourg
West Midlands MEP James Carver has blasted EU bureaucrats in the Strasbourg parliament for saddling taxpayers in Worcestershire and Herefordshire with inflexible rules on waste which could lead … Continue Reading »
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Concept of free movement constrains Member States' ability to offer asylum

Concept of free movement constrains Member States' ability to offer asylum

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Security concerns in Yemen

Security concerns in Yemen

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Independence might be a good option for South Arabia

Independence might be a good option for South Arabia

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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