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We can get on with trade agreements now

We can get on with trade agreements now

Negotiations on post-Brexit trade agreements can and must get started before Britain leaves the EU, insists West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

He said: “As the agreements will not come into… Continue Reading »

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Frustrating to watch!

Frustrating to watch!

UKIP MEP James Carver said it was “frustrating” to watch the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee vote in favour of a dedicated budget and more tools to strengthen the union’s foreign… Continue Reading »

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Thumbs up for techno uni

Thumbs up for techno uni

Up to £15 million of funding towards the setting up of a new ‘greenfield’ university in Herefordshire specialising in high-quality engineering courses, has been welcomed by the region’s UKIP MEP… Continue Reading »

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This could destroy the EU

This could destroy the EU

As I said three months ago, conflicting political interests between the EU regions of the North, South and East, risk tearing the union apart.

Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic understan… Continue Reading »

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Don't ignore the elephant in the room

Don't ignore the elephant in the room

The elephant in the room just got a whole lot bigger following the publication of the European Parliament’s latest “superstate” vision for ever closer unity, warns UKIP MEP James Carver.

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Huge growth in revenue for Worcestershire businesses

Huge growth in revenue for Worcestershire businesses

Latest figures showing that Worcestershire’s top 50 mid-sized companies have grown by a massive 64 per cent in three years, have been welcomed by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

The Worc… Continue Reading »

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The cracks are beginning to appear

The cracks are beginning to appear

The European Council’s president’s speech today highlights that the cracks are beginning to appear, warns West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

He said: “Donald Tusk is a worried man – worried… Continue Reading »

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Key role in leadership team

Key role in leadership team

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has secured a key position in Henry Bolton’s new leadership team.

He joins the top table as Assistant Deputy Leader, along with fellow MEP Mike Hookem.

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MPs move to block Theresa May from signing ‘no deal’ Brexit

MPs move to block Theresa May from signing ‘no deal’ Brexit

Why doesn’t Ken Clarke and his gang, some Labour, SNP, Liberal Democrat and Green MPS, understand that by fighting to give Parliament the ability to veto, or prevent by other legal means, a bad … Continue Reading »

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Action needed to close the attainment gap

Action needed to close the attainment gap

New figures showing Gypsy and Traveller children are the least likely to succeed at school of any ethnic group, have been described as shocking  by UKIP MEP James Carver 

Mr Carver, who repre… Continue Reading »

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Call for CCTV cameras on ferry decks

Call for CCTV cameras on ferry decks

A call for CCTV cameras to be installed on all passenger ferries has been made by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

He made the appeal while speaking in the European Parliament in support … Continue Reading »

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New leader is great news for UKIP

New leader is great news for UKIP

Exciting times are ahead for UKIP with Henry Bolton as the party's new leader, said West Midlands MEP James Carver.

As the first UKIP MEP to come out in support of the former police and army offi… Continue Reading »

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Midlands engine revs up a gear

Midlands engine revs up a gear

The publication of a blueprint for major economic growth across the Midlands has been welcomed by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver as a “bold and ambitious” plan.

The Midlands Engine Visio… Continue Reading »

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Plea to halt PCCs' fire takeover bid

Plea to halt PCCs' fire takeover bid

West Midlands MEP James Carver is calling on the Home Secretary to abandon controversial plans for police and crime commissioners to take over fire authorities.

Mr Carver, whose area includes… Continue Reading »

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High time Labour remoaners signed off

High time Labour remoaners signed off

The Labour MPs who signed an open letter published in the Observer at the weekend, seeking membership of the single market post-Brexit must be naïve if they can’t see the potential damage to neg… Continue Reading »

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Sad passing of a Brexiteer

Sad passing of a Brexiteer

Condolences to the family of lifelong passionate Eurosceptic Sir Teddy Taylor, whose death was announced yesterday.

He opposed the UK’s entry into the Common Market, was a stalwart of the Maa… Continue Reading »

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Delight at dairy giant's massive investment in Shropshire

Delight at dairy giant's massive investment in Shropshire

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver is "delighted" at the news German-owned Muller is investing £100 million in its Shropshire factories.

He said : "It is great news for the county's economy … Continue Reading »

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TV slot on politics show

TV slot on politics show

Tune into this week's BBC Sunday Politics programme at 11.30am to hear James talking about the UKIP leadership race, the relevance of the party now and his hopes for its future - hopefully with … Continue Reading »

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Re-think urged over hospital stroke unit closure plan

Re-think urged over hospital stroke unit closure plan

A West Midlands politician is calling for a re-think over proposals to close stroke services at Walsall Manor Hospital.

The plan, currently out to consultation, is to close the hyper-acute st… Continue Reading »

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We must never surrender control of our own defence

We must never surrender control of our own defence

We must not allow the Government to surrender control of UK defence to the EU as described in its Defence Partnership Paper, warns West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

He said: “The language … Continue Reading »

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Britain's maritime industry will make waves post-Brexit

Britain's maritime industry will make waves post-Brexit

A Government pledge that it will work with Britain’s lucrative maritime industry to make it a world leader, has been welcomed by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

He said: “I am delighted … Continue Reading »

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The UK must stay Gibraltar's rock

The UK must stay Gibraltar's rock

Following Gibraltar’s National day yesterday, West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver said it was good to hear the Rock’s  chief minister was keen to forge even stronger ties with the UK after Brexi… Continue Reading »

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MPs urged to support Withdrawal Bill

MPs urged to support Withdrawal Bill

MPs must support the Withdrawal Bill to avoid a “chaotic” exit from the European Union, insists West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

Speaking as the Commons prepares for today’s Second Readin… Continue Reading »

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Government urged to sprint on with Brum's Games bid

Government urged to sprint on with Brum's Games bid

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver is pressing the Government to bid for Birmingham to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

His plea follows the announcement that Midlands’ capital has beate… Continue Reading »

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TUC risks becoming an irrelevance

TUC risks becoming an irrelevance

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver is urging the TUC to save itself from annihilation by pulling back from its anti-Brexit stance at next week’s conference and support the majority view of its … Continue Reading »

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