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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

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The dreadful rise in knife crime must stop

The dreadful rise in knife crime must stop

Appalled by the shocking surge in stabbings across the West Midlands since the start of 2018, which has seen five people killed, regional UKIP MEP James Carver, is backing demands for tougher pe… Continue Reading »

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More votes of confidence!

More votes of confidence!

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has welcomed the news that 2017 was a record year for investment in City of London property.

Fears of Brexit uncertainty have failed to materialise as busi… Continue Reading »

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Lifeline rehab centre saved from closure threat

Lifeline rehab centre saved from closure threat

Kidderminster-based MEP James Carver is "delighted" the town’s rehabilitation centre, The Grange, has been saved -  four months after he first brought the closure plan to the attention of the pu… Continue Reading »

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Plenty to celebrate on Valentine's Day

Plenty to celebrate on Valentine's Day

Latest figures this Valentine’s Day showing record UK exports in flowers, wine and chocolate prove the world has a very special love affair for our quality products, says West Midlands UKIP MEP … Continue Reading »

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Australia advises us to leave the customs union

Australia advises us to leave the customs union

"Listen to our cousins from down under Mrs May"- urges West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver, following comments from Australia's High Commissioner.

Alexander Downer has warned Britain will hav… Continue Reading »

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Good news on the jobs front

Good news on the jobs front

Worcester MEP James Carver has welcomed news that go-ahead city firm Gtech is moving some of its production back from China, creating 100 jobs.

Boss Nick Grey said he was responding to consum… Continue Reading »

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Raising awareness about Raynaud's Syndrome

Raising awareness about Raynaud's Syndrome

An online test to help detect the devastating but little-known Raynaud’s Syndrome is being promoted by a Worcestershire politician, whose first wife suffered from the condition.

UKIP MEP James … Continue Reading »

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Bullying Barnier must be stopped!

Bullying Barnier must be stopped!

Perhaps the threat of a Tory rebellion has given the PM the trigger needed to finally start fighting our corner with renewed vigour!

It would be shameful to accept a transition period during … Continue Reading »

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Give us the facts over police shift changes

Give us the facts over police shift changes

A West Midlands politician is calling on West Mercia’s police and crime commissioner to “lay the facts on the table” over changes to shift patterns in Shropshire.

Unnamed police officers have… Continue Reading »

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Tepid transition is not what we voted for!

Tepid transition is not what we voted for!

David Davis will confirm in a speech this afternoon that the UK will follow the EU customs’ rules during the unnecessary transition period with no trade deals being enacted until it ends.

Wes… Continue Reading »

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Birmingham Airport is flying high!

Birmingham Airport is flying high!

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver hailed figures showing Birmingham Airport had its busiest year in 2017 and enjoyed 30 consecutive months of record-breaking growth as “great news” for the bus… Continue Reading »

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Compensation claims are a weighty burden on our NHS

Compensation claims are a weighty burden on our NHS

A Worcestershire politician is urging hospital patients to “think twice” before chasing low-level compensation claims, but also for the NHS to accept liability more readily when significant mist… Continue Reading »

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There will be no good deal

There will be no good deal

A West Midlands UKIP MEP has accused the government of mealy-mouthed diplomacy which is set to see Britain remaining an EU member in all but name for years after Brexit.

James Carver said the… Continue Reading »

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New hope for exiled Chagossians

New hope for exiled Chagossians

A campaigner for the rights of descendants of natives of a British Overseas Territory, who were forcibly exiled by the UK government, has welcomed a new Bill to secure their citizenship.

West… Continue Reading »

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Crack down on fly-tipping welcomed

Crack down on fly-tipping welcomed

With clean-up costs and last landfill tax revenue depriving our economy of more than £600 million in 2015, these new measures are to be welcomed.

However, we all have a responsibility to ensu… Continue Reading »

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High time to cull the vultures

High time to cull the vultures

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver is urging the Government to act faster to halt the scourge of bogus holiday sickness and fraudulent minor whiplash claims, which are costing the public billio… Continue Reading »

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The EU can't have its cake and eat it

The EU can't have its cake and eat it

The EU can’t have its cake and eat it and must learn to give and take, says West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

The commission is poised to demand the 27 remaining states stump up the €12-€1… Continue Reading »

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Counting the cost of extra bureaucracy

Counting the cost of extra bureaucracy

A leading UKIP politician has condemned the council tax hike being imposed by West Midlands mayor Andy Street.

The precept designed to raise £8 million – equivalent to an extra £12 a year on … Continue Reading »

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Christmas Message

The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

A £130 million investment planned by international aerospace and defence giant Meggitt plc in Coventry has been welcomed by West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

The 440,000 sq ft facility at … Continue Reading »

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