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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

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

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Serbia: turning a potential broker with Russia into another EU colony

Serbia: turning a potential broker with Russia into another EU colony

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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MEP calls for spirited defence of the cider industry

MEP calls for spirited defence of the cider industry
West Midlands MEP James Carver fears small-scale producers of cider and perry could be hit by controversial EU moves to amend the UK’s excise duty scheme.
 
The UKIP MEP, who represents He… Continue Reading »
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Save Our Pubs campaign joined by Stourbridge landlord

Save Our Pubs campaign joined by Stourbridge landlord
West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge, who have this week launched a Save Our Pubs campaign, say they will fight tooth and nail to protect popular Black Country boozers from potenti… Continue Reading »
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Minerals from conflict zones: EU a grossly overpaid middleman

Minerals from conflict zones: EU a grossly overpaid middleman

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Peace in Europe is on a knife-edge

Peace in Europe is on a knife-edge

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Jim Carver MEP Worcester

Jim Carver MEP Worcester

James Carver MEP talks about the ongoing Ukrainian crisis and the EU's developing foreign and defence policies.

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SAVE OUR PUBS CAMPAIGN TO BE LAUNCHED

SAVE OUR PUBS CAMPAIGN TO BE LAUNCHED
West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge are to launch a major Save Our Pubs campaign following news that the future of a number of local hostelries has been plunged into uncertainty. … Continue Reading »
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The situation in Yemen

The situation in Yemen

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Time for a fresh approach to Cyprus missing persons issue

Time for a fresh approach to Cyprus missing persons issue

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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.
 
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