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Candid Carver

Candid Carver

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

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Major foreign investment boost for the region

Major foreign investment boost for the region

Companies from Europe and beyond are investing in the West Midlands, creating thousands of jobs and bringing a further boost to the economy.

So much for those doom and gloom merchants who claim B… Continue Reading »

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No chance of a deal with federalists steering the ship

No chance of a deal with federalists steering the ship

Britain has “no chance” of negotiating a deal with the EU whilst its European Parliament Brexit Steering Group is made up of ardent federalists, warns West Midlands MEP James Carver.

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Mayday, Mayday, calling for direct action

Mayday, Mayday, calling for direct action

West Midlands MEP James Carver rallied Brexiteers in Hampshire last night to lobby for the EU exit the nation voted for.

The Hampshire Out campaign is part of a growing movement sweeping the … Continue Reading »

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High time to make votes matter

High time to make votes matter

Proportional representation is the only fair system to reflect the political landscape and give the man and woman on the street a truly democratic voice, said West Midlands MEP James Carver at a… Continue Reading »

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No to deadline extension!

No to deadline extension!

There is so much speculation, which is getting whipped up into a news frenzy. There are all sorts of scenarios being postulated in the corridors of the EU by opinionated politicians.

However,… Continue Reading »

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Campaign launched to remind MPs of Brexit vote

Campaign launched to remind MPs of Brexit vote

Herefordshire MEP James Carver has been out campaigning at the launch of a grassroots revolution to force the Prime Minister to deliver “the Brexit that Britain voted for”.

The Independent Eu… Continue Reading »

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Time to stop the politics and get out of the EU says James on Aussie TV

Time to stop the politics and get out of the EU says James on Aussie TV

James Carver (Independent West Midlands)

@JamesJimCarver

Speaking on Australian news channel ABC in the wake of Boris's resignation. Time to stop the politics and get out of the EU!

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Nine questions submitted this month for written answers

Nine questions submitted this month for written answers

Question for written answer

to the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Rule 130

James Carver (NI)

Subject:    … Continue Reading »

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Admittance that the disastrous conflict in Yemen is a proxy war

Admittance that the disastrous conflict in Yemen is a proxy war

James Carver MEP (Independent West Midlands)

@JamesJimCarver

West Midlands MEP James Carver is calling on the EU to pressurise Iran, Saudia Arabia and the UAE to halt the world's worst man… Continue Reading »

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It's Coming Home!

It's Coming Home!

James Carver MEP (Independent West Midlands)

@JamesJimCarver

Ahead of England's momentous World Cup Semi-Final - let the dream continue - Football's Coming Home!

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Voting against online censorship of free speech

Voting against online censorship of free speech

West Midlands MEP James Carver is voting in the European Parliament in Strasbourg tomorrow against new digital copyright rules, which he fears will censor online speech.

The proposed directiv… Continue Reading »

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Bid to get velodrome on track for Commonwealth Games

Bid to get velodrome on track for Commonwealth Games

West Midlands MEP James Carver is urging people to sign a petition calling for an indoor velodrome to be built in the region in time for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022 and to be a las… Continue Reading »

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There's no going back!

There's no going back!

Speaking to the Worcester News, Independent West Midlands MEP James Carver said: “The timing of Saturday’s anti-Brexit protest – on the same day as an under-reported pro-Brexit march - was odd t… Continue Reading »

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A meaningless vote

A meaningless vote

Ahead of today’s Commons knife-edge vote on the Lords’ amendment to give parliament a “meaningful vote” on the Brexit deal, West Midlands MEP James Carver argues such a move would be mea… Continue Reading »

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Lords' Brexit wreckers have had their day

Lords' Brexit wreckers have had their day

The House of Lords’ wrecking amendment to sabotage the will of the people and reverse the results of the referendum and the general election, in which 85% of votes cast were for parties who in t… Continue Reading »

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Lords must now accept the Brexit Bill

Lords must now accept the Brexit Bill

Will this bunch of out-of-touch unelected peers give way or stand firm?

Let’s hope for the sake of the right of the people to self-determination in a democracy that they do the decent thing and give way!

 

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The nation must have a meaningful Brexit

The nation must have a meaningful Brexit

The Prime Minister must secure a meaningful Brexit – This isn't about Parliament deciding our future on this issue - It was made clear in the official referendum leaflet that the Government and … Continue Reading »

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This is not an agreement among equals

This is not an agreement among equals

James Carver MEP (Independent West Midlands)

 @JamesJimCarver

Debate: EU/African, Caribbean and Pacific partnership: renewing the vows  

MEPs quizzed the Commission and the Council on h… Continue Reading »

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This revolutionary guard cannot be trusted

This revolutionary guard cannot be trusted

James Carver MEP (Independent West Midlands)

 @JamesJimCarver

Iran nuclear deal: what options does the EU have after Trump’s decision? 

MEPs debated the consequences and the EU’s respon… Continue Reading »

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Ignore the will of the people at your peril

Ignore the will of the people at your peril

The Trump-Kim summit looks to have gone without a hitch, let’s hope the same is the case for Mrs May in Westminster.

The concession to the rebels that Parliament will negotiate for a ‘customs… Continue Reading »

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Prove yourself Mr Barnier and don't cut off your nose to spite your face!

Prove yourself Mr Barnier and don't cut off your nose to spite your face!

Miichel Barnier can’t give us a reasonable deal because of his concern about other countries following us through the exit door, which will lead to the EU’ s eventual demise.

Does he not cons… Continue Reading »

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Raising awareness about a rare and cruel disease

Raising awareness about a  rare and cruel disease

James Carver  MEP (Indpendent West Midlands)

@JamesJimCarver

Early diagnosis is essential as most damage occurs in the first three years - #knowscleroderma

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West Midlands in the frame for Channel 4 move

West Midlands in the frame for Channel 4 move

West Midlands MEP James Carver has welcomed news that the region has been shortlisted by Channel 4 to be home for the broadcaster’s new national HQ.

The independent Euro MP said: “It’s impo… Continue Reading »

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Time to resign from UKIP

Time to resign from UKIP

James Carver, a Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands, has announced his resignation from the UK Independence Party.

“After 22 years’ tireless campaigning for UKIP, I now fi… Continue Reading »

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Election proof of Somaliland's democratic ability

Election proof of Somaliland's democratic ability

As part of his support for Somaliland’s bid for international recognition, West Midlands MEP James Carver spoke at a conference in the European Parliament discussing the recent presidential el… Continue Reading »

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