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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

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

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New appointment for James Carver MEP

New appointment for James Carver MEP

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has been appointed to the European Parliament’s Regional Development committee.

Mr Carver said he was “delighted” to be joining the committee.

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National Insurance hike is a savage attack on the self-employed

National Insurance hike is a savage attack on the self-employed

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has joined the attack on the Chancellor accusing him of making life worse for millions of self-employed workers following yesterday’s national insurance hike.… Continue Reading »

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Good to see Heseltine got the boot

Good to see Heseltine got the boot

Lord Heseltine has rightly been sacked from his advisory role to the Tory government after rebelling over Brexit last night, says West Midlands MEP James Carver.

The 83-year-old former Conser… Continue Reading »

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Britain needs to make the most of Commonwealth markets like Nigeria

Britain needs to make the most of Commonwealth markets like Nigeria

UKIP’s Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spokesman is urging the government not to let opportunities for trade with Nigeria slip by.

As Africa’s largest economy and biggest democracy, post-Bre… Continue Reading »

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Mali urged to look further than EU for support

Mali urged to look further than EU for support

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has urged a delegation from the West African state of Mali not to “put all their eggs into one EU basket”.

Top of the agenda for talks with the Foreign and… Continue Reading »

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The Lords will not stop the will of the people

The Lords will not stop the will of the people

The House of Lords vote to amend the Brexit bill will not thwart the will of the people to leave the EU, says West Midlands MEP James Carver after last yesterday’s government defeat.

James Ca… Continue Reading »

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Lords could face the wrath of the people

Lords could face the wrath of the people

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has hit out against “delaying tactics” by the House of Lords which could leave the UK stuck in the EU with its democratic vote being wiped out.

The Lords i… Continue Reading »

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Sizzling good sense from Dane

Sizzling good sense from Dane

A Danish MEP is calling on EU leaders to stop being so negative and defensive about Brexit.

Anders Vistisen, vice chairman its Foreign Affairs Committee, points out the mutual benefits of a g… Continue Reading »

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Growth prospects and optimism flying high

Growth prospects and optimism flying high

More good news on the economic front has been announced:

UK rises to become third most important country for company growth prospects, PwC says

UK services optimism is highest since Brexit… Continue Reading »

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Keynote speech to Spring conference

Keynote speech to Spring conference

We live in tumultuous times. Who would have believed that within the space of a few months, electors would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union, and Americans would elect a Presiden… Continue Reading »

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MEP calls for workers get a Fairtrade break

MEP  calls for workers get a Fairtrade break

Offices and factories are being urged to give their staff a Fairtrade break by West Midlands MEP James Carver.

The UKIP Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spokesman, who lives in Worcester, is … Continue Reading »

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Pro-EU group challenging democracy

Pro-EU group challenging democracy

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has attacked the validity of a survey claiming many Stratford people who voted to leave the EU have changed their minds.

Mr Carver said the sample of just … Continue Reading »

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Record highs for UK economy

Record highs for UK economy

Yesterday we had yet another flurry of positive post referendum economic data. Employment hit a record high as UK firms keep on hiring, investor sentiment has risen to its highest level since be… Continue Reading »

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Terrorists on Israel's borders fomenting death and destruction - James Carver MEP

Terrorists on Israel's borders fomenting death and destruction - James Carver MEP

Published on 14 Feb 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 14 February 2017

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

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Golden opportunity of freedom from EU protectionism

Golden opportunity of freedom from EU protectionism

BREXIT offers a “golden opportunity” to free British manufacturers and businesses from Brussels protectionism, says a West Midlands MEP.

UKIP’s James Carver is supporting a campaign started b… Continue Reading »

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"Passion and commitment" of Bewdley by-election hopeful

"Passion and commitment" of Bewdley by-election hopeful

UKIP MEP, Kidderminster-based James Carver has hailed his party’s Wribbenhall candidate in this month’s Bewdley by-election as “a local man with passion and commitment”.

David Field is one of… Continue Reading »

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Shami rebuked for silence over Shiner's sham claims

Shami rebuked for silence over Shiner's sham claims

Former Liberty director, Labour peer Shami Chakrabarti must be feeling red faced after the downfall of her friend and collaborator, disgraced tank-chasing lawyer Phil Shiner.

Her office is re… Continue Reading »

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Greedy energy company leaves hard-up families shivering

Greedy energy company leaves hard-up families shivering

Npower’s massive fuel price hike has been condemned by West Midlands MEP James Carver as a “kick in the teeth” for hard-up families.

The UKIP politician warned the standard tariff increases o… Continue Reading »

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Shiner's false claims against British troops were "shameful" - says James Carver MEP

Shiner's false claims against British troops were "shameful" - says James Carver MEP

Former reservist West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has spoken of his delight that lawyer Phil Shiner, who brought abuse claims against British troops, has been struck off after a misconduct he… Continue Reading »

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WORCESTERSHIRE HIP AND KNEE OPS CUTBACKS CRITICISED

WORCESTERSHIRE HIP AND KNEE OPS CUTBACKS CRITICISED

Worcester MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to news about three Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups restricting hip and knee replacement operations.

“There is no way that my … Continue Reading »

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Delighted that my colleague Paul Nuttall has been selected to contest the Stoke Central by-election next month for UKIP

Delighted that my colleague Paul Nuttall has been selected to contest the Stoke Central by-election next month for UKIP

As MEP for Stoke-on-Trent I am delighted that my colleague Paul Nuttall has been selected to contest the town’s Central by-election next month for UKIP.

 

He was recently elected leader of… Continue Reading »

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SUPPORT FOR REGIMENTAL MUSEUM

SUPPORT FOR REGIMENTAL MUSEUM

Worcester MEP Jim Carver is urging the Ministry of Defence to re-consider its budget cuts which have placed the county’s regimental museum in jeopardy.

The MoD has decided to stop giving… Continue Reading »

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