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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

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

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Grand Coalition?

Grand Coalition?

The inability of both political pundits and bookmakers to declare a probable election winner on May 7th has increasingly led to talk of the very realistic prospect of another coalition governmen… Continue Reading »

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The English Patient: Why Every UKIP Vote Counts

The English Patient: Why Every UKIP Vote Counts


It’s time to face up to a morbid reality: Democracy in the UK is on life-support and may well struggle to make it through the aftermath of another hung Parliament with the secret backroom deal… Continue Reading »

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West Midlands MEP welcomes news Nigel Farage is to stay on as UKIP Leader

West Midlands MEP welcomes news Nigel Farage is to stay on as UKIP Leader
West Midlands MEP James Carver has today welcomed the news that Nigel Farage is to stay on as UKIP Leader.

UKIP MEP James Carver says the party’s decision to reject Mr Farage’s resignation is… Continue Reading »
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JCB boss digs further hole in Europhile trade claims

JCB boss digs further hole in Europhile trade claims
West Midlands MEP James Carver has today welcomed Lord Bamford’s comments over the EU.

UKIP MEP James Carver says the West Midlands-based JCB boss has dug a further hole in the Europhile argume… Continue Reading »
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​UKIP Commonwealth spokesman supports Somaliland national day​

​UKIP Commonwealth spokesman supports Somaliland national day​
UKIP Commonwealth Spokesman James Carver MEP has sent a message of support to Somaliland to mark their national day today, the 18th May.

He said, "I whole-heartedly support their cause for recogn… Continue Reading »
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MEP pledged support for small-scale cider producers

MEP pledged support for small-scale cider producers
James Carver, local MEP for the West Midlands, has today pledged to offer spirited support to cider producers who could be hit by an unfair EU tax.

UKIP MEP James Carver, is to add his name to a … Continue Reading »
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Magna Carta 800th Anniversary

 Magna Carta 800th Anniversary

The 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta has a particularly special significance for people in the West Midlands.

For King John, who signed this historic document, is buried in… Continue Reading »

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Conference Tuesday 23rd @Europarl_EN

Conference Tuesday 23rd @Europarl_EN

I'm hosting a conference next Tues. at @Europarl_EN on the #Yemen civil war, alongside former Vice-President Aljifri.

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commemorating the ‪#‎commonwealth‬ sacrifice in WW1

commemorating the ‪#‎commonwealth‬ sacrifice in WW1

Fantastic effort by all involved with ‪#‎BOPA‬ event in Coventry commemorating the ‪#‎commonwealth‬ sacrifice in WW1

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The Truth About Trade Beyond The EU

The Truth About Trade Beyond The EU

The Truth About Trade Beyond The EU

Five key 'EU Myths' widely used by pro-EU campaigners.
Supported by fully quantified and researched evidence, UKIP rebuts five common falsehoods that have… Continue Reading »

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Europhile EU myths branded Tories’ “Achilles Heel”

Europhile EU myths branded Tories’ “Achilles Heel”

West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge have today welcomed the findings of a heavyweight 1,000-page study which goes a big way towards slaying the many myths associated with the so-c… Continue Reading »

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Major victory to safeguard future of popular pub

Major victory to safeguard future of popular pub
Campaigners battling controversial plans to build a Co-op convenience store on the car park of a popular Wollescote pub have won a major victory.

Dudley Council has approved an application, submi… Continue Reading »
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Scleroderma‬ awareness conference next Tues 30th June

Scleroderma‬ awareness conference next Tues 30th June

I'm privileged to be hosting a ‪#‎scleroderma‬ awareness conference next Tues 30th June @Europarl_EN with @sclerodermauk & FESCA.

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LOCAL MEP SUPPORTS WORLD SCLERODERMA DAY

LOCAL MEP SUPPORTS WORLD SCLERODERMA DAY

Local MEP James Carver will be highlighting Word Scleroderma Day today (Tue) at an event in the European Parliament.

The non-political gathering is to be attended by about 100 patients, … Continue Reading »

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Blatant blowing of cash on combined authority blasted

Blatant blowing of cash on combined authority blasted
West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge have blasted the “blatant blowing” of hundreds of thousands of pounds on the anti-democratic push to create a combined Birmingham and Black… Continue Reading »
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“Plane crazy” calls to increase tax on flights

“Plane crazy” calls to increase tax on flights
UKIP’s West Midlands MEPs have today launched a three-pronged attack at “plane crazy” calls by a Wolverhampton MP, who never flies, to increase a tax on the cost of flights.

The Party’s n… Continue Reading »
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World Scleroderma Day

World Scleroderma Day

Word Scleroderma Day at an event in the European Parliament Hosted by James Carver MEP.

The non-political gathering was attended by about 100 patients, leading clinicians and Scleroderma asso… Continue Reading »

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Scotch eggs could be scotched for good thanks to nannying calls

Scotch eggs could be scotched for good thanks to nannying calls
West Midlands MEP James Carver has today said the Government is a sandwich short of a picnic after advocating nanny state draconian rules which could scotch scotch eggs from children’s lunch b… Continue Reading »
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‘NO’ VOTE RECOGNITION OF DEMOCRACY

‘NO’ VOTE RECOGNITION OF DEMOCRACY

The “no” vote in Greece is recognition of democracy at its finest, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

Welcoming the referendum rejecting the terms of an international bailout, Mr Carver s… Continue Reading »

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NO TO TTIP

NO TO TTIP

I have received thousands of emails on this topic. I can assure you that I & UKIP takes the threat posed by TTIP seriously, and in particular the ISDS- which threatens our government with potent… Continue Reading »

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MEPs get noggings together and gear up for the bostin' Black Country festival

MEPs get noggings together and gear up for the bostin' Black Country festival
(Pictured): Front row centre left to right Bill Etheridge, Jill Seymour and James Carver, joined by fellow UKIP MEPs from across the country flying the flag for the forthcoming Black Country Day… Continue Reading »
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Skirt saga should be addressed warn MEPs

Skirt saga should be addressed warn MEPs
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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15.4 billion euros for the EU to expand its tentacles farther - James Carver MEP

15.4 billion euros for the EU to expand its tentacles farther - James Carver MEP

• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 08 July 2015

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands),  UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group - @JamesJimCarver
- Res… Continue Reading »

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UKIP MEP James Carver calls for the re-recognition of Somaliland

UKIP MEP James Carver calls for the re-recognition of Somaliland

• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 08 July 2015

• Bluecard question: James Carver MEP (West Midlands),  UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group - @Ja… 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

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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