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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

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

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Tribute to a fine politician

Tribute to a fine politician

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has paid tribute to former Hereford MP Paul Keetch who died on Wednesday, aged 56.

As a Liberal Democrat, he made his mark on public life by setting himsel… Continue Reading »

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Excise duty would damage vaping industry

Excise duty would damage vaping industry

Plans being considered by the EU to slap excise duty on vaping products have been condemned by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver as “bad for public health”.

It is feared the proposed tax of… Continue Reading »

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We must find an end to the killing

We must find an end to the killing

This has got to stop now! We can’t afford to keep losing innocent civilians like this.

Almost all, if not absolutely all, atrocities we have seen in recent times have been committed by people… Continue Reading »

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Over-blown cost of immigration controls

Over-blown cost of immigration controls

Claims that tightening controls on immigration would cost the Exchequer up to £6bn a year have been repeated by the BBC over recent days as if fact and the record needs putting straight, said We… Continue Reading »

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UKIP councillor is made deputy mayor

UKIP councillor is made deputy mayor

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver hailed Councillor Martin Stooke as a “great ambassador for Kidderminster” as he congratulated him on becoming the town’s deputy mayor.

Cllr Stooke, UKIP me… Continue Reading »

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Dadaab represents all that is wrong with the way we deal with displaced persons - James Carver MEP

Dadaab represents all that is wrong with the way we deal with displaced persons - James Carver MEP

Published on 16 May 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 16 May 2017

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Eur… Continue Reading »

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Why not negotiate a new Common Travel Area with the Irish Republic - James Carver MEP

Why not negotiate a new Common Travel Area with the Irish Republic - James Carver MEP

Published on 17 May 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 17 May 2017

• Bluecard Question: James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independenc… Continue Reading »

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It's Groundhog Day on Syria at the European Parliament - James Carver MEP

It's Groundhog Day on Syria at the European Parliament - James Carver MEP

Published on 16 May 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 16 May 2017

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Eur… Continue Reading »

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Special guest at awards night

Special guest at awards night

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver highlighted the UK’s strengths at the British Bangladeshi Business Awards.

Speaking at the event in Birmingham on Sunday, he said our “diverse heritage” wo… Continue Reading »

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Back to business

Back to business

Businesses in Herefordshire and Worcestershire are looking forward to a bright future, according to the latest economic survey.

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has welcomed the findings r… Continue Reading »

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Best serving constituents as an MEP

Best serving constituents as an MEP

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has confirmed he will not be contesting a seat in the forthcoming general election. 

Mr Carver said: "After much consideration, I decided the best way I ca… Continue Reading »

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Commission proposal underlines EU's increased geopolitical and military ambitions - James Carver MEP

Commission proposal underlines EU's increased geopolitical and military ambitions - James Carver MEP

Published on 2 May 2017

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 02 May 2017

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe… Continue Reading »

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More European integration is the cause of heightened nationalism - James Carver MEP

More European integration is the cause of heightened nationalism - James Carver MEP

Published on 2 May 2017

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 02 May 2017

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe… Continue Reading »

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Slip-road blunder resolved

Slip-road blunder resolved

A Worcestershire politician has welcomed the scrapping of the infamous Whittington island slip-road after more than 700 motorists petitioned for its removal.

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carv… Continue Reading »

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James Carver resigns as party spokesman

James Carver resigns as party spokesman

West Midlands MEP James Carver has resigned as UKIP’s Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spokesman, following the announcement of the party’s integration policy, including a pledge to ban the Musl… Continue Reading »

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Record hike in manufacturing orders

Record hike in manufacturing  orders

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has welcomed more good news on the economy with manufacturers reporting the strongest increase in orders in 22 years.

This has been helped by the fall in s… Continue Reading »

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European Parliament will veto Brexit deal, warns James Carver

European Parliament will veto Brexit deal, warns James Carver

The European Union will veto any deal with Britain in a bid to punish the UK for voting to leave the bloc, warns UKIP MEP James Carver.

Speaking on the BBC’s Daily Politics show, Mr Carver in… Continue Reading »

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Calls to do more to end FGM barbarism

Calls to do more to end FGM barbarism

A West Midlands UKIP MEP is calling for more effective action to outlaw the illegal and barbaric practice of female genital mutilation after more than 5,000 new cases affecting women and girls l… Continue Reading »

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All aboard for election race

All aboard for election race

Pollsters are putting UKIP in third place in the race for the first elected mayor of the West Midlands.

The results of the poll – which place the party’s candidate Pete Durnell clearly ahead … Continue Reading »

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PM calls General Election

PM calls General Election

I am surprised the PM has called this election but it is clearly an indication that she believes a large proportion of MPs are choosing to ignore the will of the people who voted in last year's … Continue Reading »

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Call to protect non-EU workers from deportation

Call to protect non-EU workers from deportation

UKIP MEP James Carver is urging people to sign a petition calling on the government to change new rules that will see some non-EU workers deported if they earn less than £35,000.

The move wil… Continue Reading »

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Remoaner trade envoys should be sacked

Remoaner trade envoys should be sacked

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver today joined calls for the Prime Minister to sack the five Remoaner trade envoys who tried to de-rail the triggering of Brexit negotiations.

He welcomed th… Continue Reading »

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What 'British aggression' over Gibraltar?! - James Carver MEP

What 'British aggression' over Gibraltar?! - James Carver MEP

Published on 5 Apr 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 05 April 2017

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Eu… Continue Reading »

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Dairy Milk coming home to Bournville

Dairy Milk coming home to Bournville

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has welcomed news that full production of Dairy Milk is returning to Cadbury’s Bournville plant after some manufacturing was earlier moved to Poland.

The c… Continue Reading »

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Good news for local companies

Good news for local companies

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has congratulated three Worcestershire businesses who have been recognised among the UK’s fastest growing businesses.

Worcester-based Gtech is ranked 11th … Continue Reading »

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