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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.

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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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More taxpayers money for 'ever closer Union' makes it harder for Remainers - James Carver MEP

More taxpayers money for 'ever closer Union' makes it harder for Remainers - James Carver MEP

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Published on Nov 6, 2017

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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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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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UKIP MEP James Carver highlights opposition to the creation of a European Defence Union

UKIP MEP James Carver highlights opposition to the creation of a European Defence Union

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Published on 11 Oct 2017

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Debate on Catalonia is a human rights and democratic matter - James Carver MEP

Debate on Catalonia is a human rights and democratic matter - James Carver MEP

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Published on 4 Oct 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 04 October 2017

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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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EU influence of eastern European nations just another part of its neo-colonialism - James Carver MEP

EU influence of eastern European nations just another part of its neo-colonialism - James Carver MEP

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Published on 3 Oct 2017

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The eyes of the world look at the EU for a reaction to violence in Catalonia - James Carver MEP

The eyes of the world look at the EU for a reaction to violence in Catalonia - James Carver MEP

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Published on 3 Oct 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 02 October 2017

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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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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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North Korea: What role can the EU play? - James Carver MEP

North Korea: What role can the EU play? - James Carver MEP

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Published on 12 Sep 2017

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Arms exports should depend on the assessment of the electorate - James Carver MEP

Arms exports should depend on the assessment of the electorate - James Carver MEP

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Published on 12 Sep 2017

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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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Support for victims of Hurricane Irma must not be politicised - James Carver MEP

Support for victims of Hurricane Irma must not be politicised - James Carver MEP

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Published on 11 Sep 2017

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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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European Court of Justice must not be allowed to sneak in through the back door

European Court of Justice must not be allowed to sneak in through the back door

In negotiating the end of the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK, we must be mindful not to allow it back in through the back door, warns West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver… Continue Reading »

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Rural businesses urged to tap into EU funds

Rural businesses urged to tap into EU funds

A Worcestershire MEP is urging businesses to take advantage of Pie and Pint workshops where they can find out about European Union funding opportunities.

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Foreign affairs committee: UKIP MEP James Carver questions Jordanian foreign minister

Foreign affairs committee: UKIP MEP James Carver questions Jordanian foreign minister

Published on 14 Jul 2017

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 11 July 2017

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EU-Africa Strategy: We can't have a one-cap-fits-all approach - James Carver MEP

EU-Africa Strategy: We can't have a one-cap-fits-all approach - James Carver MEP

Published on 14 Jul 2017

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 10 July 2017

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Sainsbury's urged to rethink ditching of Fairtrade tea

Sainsbury's urged to rethink  ditching of Fairtrade tea

A leading West Midlands politician is backing a national campaign calling on Sainsbury’s to reverse its controversial decision to drop Fairtrade tea. 

So far 90,000 people have signed an onli… Continue Reading »

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Turkey is incompatible with EU membership - James Carver MEP

Turkey is incompatible with EU membership - James Carver MEP

Published on 5 Jul 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 05 July 2017

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

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Conservative Party and Erdogan's AK party sit in the same Pan-European party - James Carver MEP

Conservative Party and Erdogan's AK party sit in the same Pan-European party - James Carver MEP

Published on 5 Jul 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 05 July 2017

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

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UKIP MEP James Carver urges France to resist pressure over permanent UN security council seat

UKIP MEP James Carver urges France to resist pressure over permanent UN security council seat

Published on 4 Jul 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 04 July 2017

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Backing bid to boost tourism in Sri Lanka

Backing bid to boost tourism in Sri Lanka

A bid to boost visitor numbers to Sri Lanka is being backed by West Midlands MEP James Carver.

He spoke at a European Parliament cross party event in Brussels this week, organised by the Sri … Continue Reading »

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Putting DY5 on the map

Putting DY5 on the map

Brierley Hill’s new business and innovation enterprise zone will be able to take advantage of Britain’s global place in the world free from the shackles of the European Union, said West Midlands… Continue Reading »

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The influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya - James Carver MEP

The influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya - James Carver MEP

Published on 20 Jun 2017

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 20 June 2017

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Listen to South Yemenis' peaceful call for a say in their future - James Carver MEP

Listen to South Yemenis' peaceful call for a say in their future - James Carver MEP

Published on 13 Jun 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 13 June 2017

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UKIP MEP James Carver highlights Scleroderma Awareness Month - June

UKIP MEP James Carver highlights Scleroderma Awareness Month - June

Published on 13 Jun 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 13 June 2017

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Wasting more taxpayers money on dead-end EU projects - James Carver MEP

Wasting more taxpayers money on dead-end EU projects - James Carver MEP

Published on 12 Jun 2017

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Delay in Sri Lankan counter-terrorist bill is justifiable - James Carver MEP

Delay in Sri Lankan counter-terrorist bill is justifiable - James Carver MEP

Published on 31 May 2017

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 31 May 2017

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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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Gibraltar is not up for grabs

Gibraltar is not up for grabs

James Carver, UKIP’s Foreign and Commonwealth spokesman, today condemned the incursion of the Spanish warship the Infanta Cristina.

“I find it incredible that shortly after the Spanish Foreig… Continue Reading »

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Toasting a dream come true

Toasting a dream come true

Champagne bottles popped as West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver celebrated the triggering of Article 50 with party activists at his Kidderminster office yesterday.

A jubilant Mr Carver praise… Continue Reading »

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Brexit must mean exit

Brexit must mean exit

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver says he is poised to become a “key guardian” of Britain’s Brexit strategy, once Article 50 is triggered tomorrow.

He and 19 colleagues in the European Parl… Continue Reading »

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Foreign Affairs committee meeting with U.S. head of Mission to the EU - James Carver MEP

Foreign Affairs committee meeting with U.S. head of Mission to the EU - James Carver MEP

Published on 24 Mar 2017

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 21 March 2017

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A real threat of foreign invaders

A real threat of foreign invaders

A West Midlands MEP is campaigning to protect the British honey bee from foreign invaders which threaten to decimate the population.

UKIP’s James Carver has already called for a ban on the ex… Continue Reading »

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Humanitarian disaster in Horn of Africa

Humanitarian disaster in Horn of Africa

The world needs to wake up to the famine which is spreading across East Africa, says West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

He was speaking today as aid agencies launched a joint appeal to rais… Continue Reading »

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UKIP MEP James Carver calls attention to tragic drought across the Horn of Africa

UKIP MEP James Carver calls attention to tragic drought across the Horn of Africa

Published on 15 Mar 2017

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 15 March 2017

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

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Time to get on with the job now!

Time to get on with the job now!

After all the prevaricating, the Brexit Bill is now on its way to Her Majesty the Queen for Royal Assent – time for a cheer, says West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.

The game of ping pong is… Continue Reading »

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Government need to revisit their policy of non engagement towards Le Pen

Government need to revisit their policy of non engagement towards Le Pen

James Carver MEP, UKIP's Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs spokesman, has criticised the government's decision not to engage with French Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, after it was revealed … Continue Reading »

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We must do more to support Christians fleeing Islamic persecution - James Carver MEP

 We must do more to support Christians fleeing Islamic persecution - James Carver MEP

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 14 December 2016

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

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EFDD group wins vote to debate atrocities against Coptic Christians in Egypt

 EFDD group wins vote to debate atrocities against Coptic Christians in Egypt

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No basis for EU Commission to take steps against Polish government - James Carver MEP

 No basis for EU Commission to take steps against Polish government - James Carver MEP

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 12th December 2016

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

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It's a crying shame that a land of untapped wealth is now a failed state - James Carver MEP

 It's a crying shame that a land of untapped wealth is now a failed state - James Carver MEP

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 01 December 2016

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

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The establishment are going against the will of the people to stop BREXIT

Today’s High Court ruling calling for a Parliamentary vote on triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty sadly comes as no surprise, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

“The Establishment … Continue Reading »

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Worcestershire MEP backing Somaliland's bid for "re-recognition"

Worcestershire MEP backing Somaliland's bid for "re-recognition"

(by Tom Edwards - Worcester News)

A WORCESTER-BASED UKIP politician has spoken of his visit to Somaliland speaking to desperate people.

James Carver, an MEP representing the West… Continue Reading »

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JAMES CARVER MEP SUPPORTS LEADERSHIP CONTENDER PAUL NUTTALL

JAMES CARVER MEP SUPPORTS LEADERSHIP CONTENDER PAUL NUTTALL

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has thrown his full support behind Paul Nuttall’s bid to lead the party.

Mr Nuttall has announced that he is standing to be leader and Mr Carver is am… Continue Reading »

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Controversial 'EU army' plans savaged by Worcestershire MEP

Controversial 'EU army' plans savaged by Worcestershire MEP

(Tom Edwards - Worcester News)

A WORCESTERSHIRE MEP has savaged calls for an EU army - saying it is another reason why voters were right to back Brexit.

UKIP's James Carver has attack… Continue Reading »

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Call for greater EU military powers complicating tangled web in Syria - James Carver MEP

Call for greater EU military powers complicating tangled web in Syria - James Carver MEP

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 05 October 2016

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No Racism please - We're British

No Racism please - We're British

Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, there were reports of an upsurge in both verbal and physical attacks on people who are either EU nationals, or British from an ethnic backgroun… Continue Reading »

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EU global ambitions jeopardise French seat on UN Security Council - James Carver MEP

EU global ambitions jeopardise French seat on UN Security Council - James Carver MEP

Published on Jul 6, 2016

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 06 July 2016

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

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TRIBUTE PAID TO NIGEL FARAGE

TRIBUTE PAID TO NIGEL FARAGE

James Carver, UKIP MEP for the West Midlands, has paid tribute to Nigel Farage, who has today announced that he is standing down as UKIP leader.

"There can be little doubt that Nigel's i… Continue Reading »

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Whatever the referendum result, British politics will never be the same again.

Whatever the referendum result, British politics will never be the same again.

Irrespective of the result of Thursday’s EU referendum, there is already much chattering and forethought about the political fallout from the result. 

Neither side has the confidence to … Continue Reading »

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FORMER CONSERVATIVE MAYOR JOINS UKIP

FORMER CONSERVATIVE MAYOR JOINS UKIP

In a surprise move prominent Conservative member, Bob Dhillon, a former mayor of Warwick, has joined UKIP.

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ONLINE PRIVACY UNDER ATTACK FROM EU

ONLINE PRIVACY UNDER ATTACK FROM EU

Online privacy is under attack from the EU with plans for national ID cards being used to log onto social media platforms such as Facebook and YouTube.

“This is another disturbing trend … Continue Reading »

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A thorough investigation is needed into the collapse of Eastham Bridge, near Tenbury.

A thorough investigation is needed into the collapse of Eastham Bridge, near Tenbury.

Local UKIP MEP James Carver has called for a thorough investigation following the collapse of Eastham Bridge, near Tenbury.

    

“Given the number of vehicles that use this bri… Continue Reading »

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CHINESE DELEGATION VISIT POINTS WAY TO TRADE SUCCESS AFTER BREXIT

CHINESE DELEGATION VISIT POINTS WAY TO TRADE SUCCESS AFTER BREXIT

A visit to Coventry next week by a Chinese delegation has been highlighted by local UKIP MEP James Carver as “blowing a hole” through claims that remaining in the EU is vital to UK trade success… Continue Reading »

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LEAVE THE EU OR LOSE THE NHS, SAYS WEST MIDLANDS UKIP MEP

LEAVE THE EU OR LOSE THE NHS, SAYS WEST MIDLANDS UKIP MEP

If West Midlands residents want to save the NHS then voting to leave the EU is only way, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

“Leaked documents detailing the hidden details of the proposed … Continue Reading »

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LEAVING THE EU ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE ECHR, SAYS MEP

LEAVING THE EU ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE ECHR, SAYS MEP

Calls by Home Secretary Theresa May for the UK to leave the European Convention of Human Rights can only be achieved by leaving the EU, pointed out West Midlands MEP James Carver today.

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LOCAL MEP RAISES CONCERNS OVER TRAVELLING COMMUNITY ISSUES

LOCAL MEP RAISES CONCERNS OVER TRAVELLING COMMUNITY ISSUES

Regional MEP James Carver has travelled to No 10 Downing Street to hand deliver a letter over concerns about legislation affecting the travelling community.

And he has also asked for Rom… Continue Reading »

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UK global obligations can never fit comfortably into EU foreign policy straitjacket - James Carver MEP

UK global obligations can never fit comfortably into EU foreign policy straitjacket - James Carver MEP

Published on Apr 12, 2016

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 12 April 2016

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UK government must rise to challenge of tackling problems facing Britain's travelling communities

UK government must rise to challenge of tackling problems facing Britain's travelling communities

Published on 11 Apr 2016

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 11 April 2016

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

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The Coventry SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event is on Thursday 17th March

The Coventry SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event is on Thursday 17th March

Free Public Meeting !
 

Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV6 6GE
Thursday, March 17th 7:30pm

 

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LOCAL MEP AT COMMONWEALTH DAY CEREMONY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY

LOCAL MEP AT COMMONWEALTH DAY CEREMONY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY

Regional UKIP MEP James Carver will be among invited guests attending a high profile Commonwealth  Day service in Westminster Abbey on Monday. (March 14)

The Queen and other senior membe… Continue Reading »

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MEP anger over proposed limousine costs

Plans to spent millions more pounds on luxury limousines for MEPs further stretches incredulity at EU financial waste, said local UKIP MEP James Carver today.

“They are driving … Continue Reading »

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Fairtrade is possible outside of the EU

Fairtrade is possible outside of the EU

During “Fairtrade fortnight”, UKIP MEPs William Dartmouth & James Carver, have made a joint statement to show  how the UK’s commitment to fair trade can flourish best, outside of the EU:-

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FLY THE FLAG FOR COMMONWEALTH DAY

 FLY THE FLAG FOR COMMONWEALTH DAY

Local authorities in the West Midlands are being asked to fly the flag to mark Commonwealth Day.

The region’s UKIP MEP James Carver has written to the councils’ chief executives asking t… Continue Reading »

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Questions to the Israeli foreign minister in the European Parliament - James Carver MEP

Questions to the Israeli foreign minister in the European Parliament - James Carver MEP

Published on Feb 17, 2016

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• European Parliament, Brussels, 16 February 2016

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

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Say No to the EU Campaign continues in Ledbury on Thursday 25th Feb

Say No to the EU Campaign continues in Ledbury on Thursday 25th Feb

With the EU referendum looming closer local people have a unique opportunity to have their questions answered about the pros and cons of European Union membership.

A ‘Say No To the EU’ c… Continue Reading »

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SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event comes to Ledbury, Herefordshire on Thursday Feb 25th 7:30pm

SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event comes to Ledbury, Herefordshire on Thursday Feb 25th 7:30pm

The SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event at Ledbury is fast approaching.

 


 


Only David Cameron believes his EU deal is credible. We now have senior judges stating that it may not even b… Continue Reading »

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UK exports to EU have widened to an £89bn. deficit - The EU clearly needs us far more than we need them.

UK exports to EU have widened to an £89bn. deficit - The EU clearly needs us far more than we need them.

It is clear why Europhiles keep on scaremongering - every day more reasons emerge why Britain should leave the EU as soon as possible.

New figures show that for the second consecutive ye… Continue Reading »

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SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event at Chateau Impney Hotel, Droitwich Spa

SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event at Chateau Impney Hotel, Droitwich Spa

Chateau Impney Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire WR9 0BN
Wednesday Feb 10th 7:30pm

Now Cameron has revealed his sham deal for the UK, now is the perfect chance to … Continue Reading »

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EU meddling is just making Libya situation worse - James Carver MEP

 EU meddling is just making Libya situation worse - James Carver MEP

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 3 February 2016

James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direc… Continue Reading »

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CAMERON’S EU DEAL ’NOTHING OF SUBSTANCE’ SAYS LOCAL MEP

CAMERON’S EU DEAL ’NOTHING OF SUBSTANCE’ SAYS LOCAL MEP

West Midlands MEP James Carver has described David Cameron’s draft EU deal as containing “nothing of substance at all.”

“After all the hot air is this all he is able to come with? You ca… Continue Reading »

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NEWSPAPER ROUND BAN RIDICULED

NEWSPAPER ROUND BAN RIDICULED

A suggestion that school children should be banned from having a newspaper round has been ridiculed by local MEP James Carver.

The European Committee of Social Rights, which is part of t… Continue Reading »

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SAY NO TO THE EU campaign in Stourport-on-Severn - Thursday Jan 28th

SAY NO TO THE EU campaign in Stourport-on-Severn - Thursday Jan 28th

 "SAY NO TO THE EU" - Stourport-on-Severn

Bring your friends and family to hear from two of our MEPs what the EU is like on the inside, and hear Thatcher-era MP Christopher Gill's historical … Continue Reading »

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Crisis in Yemen: Relying on the usual suspects - James Carver MEP

 Crisis in Yemen: Relying on the usual suspects - James Carver MEP

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• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 20 January 2016

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

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The SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event at Stratford-upon-Avon is fast approaching.

The SAY NO TO THE EU campaign event at Stratford-upon-Avon is fast approaching.

Stratford-upon-Avon Town Hall, Sheep St, Warwickshire
This coming Friday - Jan 22nd 7pm


This is a perfect chance to win over undecided voters, so if you have a friend or family member who … Continue Reading »

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UK SHOULD BE FREE TO MAKE ITS OWN LAWS, SAYS UKIP

UK SHOULD BE FREE TO MAKE ITS OWN LAWS, SAYS UKIP

An EU ruling that employers can read workers’ private messages sent via chat software and webmail accounts during work hours further demonstrates why we should make their own laws, said UKIP MEP… Continue Reading »

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WORRYING AIR SAFETY SECRECY RULES

WORRYING AIR SAFETY SECRECY RULES

Worrying new secrecy rules surrounding air safety incidents have come under fire from local MEP James Carver.

The EU has brought in a regulation which means that accounts of aircraft saf… Continue Reading »

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EU expansion risks unsettling fragile situation in Balkans - James Carver MEP

EU expansion risks unsettling fragile situation in Balkans - James Carver MEP

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• European Parliament, Brussels, Strasbourg, 16 December 2015

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

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CAMERON SHOULD CAMPAIGN FOR BREXIT, SAYS LOCAL MEP

CAMERON SHOULD CAMPAIGN FOR BREXIT, SAYS LOCAL MEP

West Midlands MEP James Carver is pressing for David Cameron to campaign to leave the EU after failing to achieve even minor treaty changes he demanded.

“My role is to stand up and be co… Continue Reading »

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EU CANDLE PLANS SHOULD BE BLOWN OUT

EU CANDLE PLANS SHOULD BE BLOWN OUT

EU plans to regulate candles should be blown out, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

“Which overpaid and under-worked jobsworths in a Brussels ivory tower dreamt up this latest madness? I… Continue Reading »

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New net migration figures show open door immigration policy is unsustainable

New net migration figures show open door immigration policy is unsustainable

West Midlands MEP James Carver says the British Government's wide open door immigration policy is unsustainable following the release of new figures which show net migration into the UK reached … Continue Reading »

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Broken record' EU repeating itself on UN power grab

Broken record' EU repeating itself on UN power grab

A report today (24/11/2015) passed in the European Parliament has called for an EU seat on the UN Security Council and for the two permanent European members, the UK and France, to promote "comm… Continue Reading »

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MEP message to new CBI chief – outside the EU we can be a true “global player”

MEP message to new CBI chief – outside the EU we can be a true “global player”

West Midlands MEP James Carver has today criticised the new head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), for backing calls for Britain to remain in the EU.
   
James Carver MEP, who is… Continue Reading »

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UKIP MEP James Carver questions the Speaker of the Moldovan parliament on euroscepticism in Moldova

UKIP MEP James Carver questions the Speaker of the Moldovan parliament on euroscepticism in Moldova

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• European Parliament, Brussels, Brussels, 16 November 2015

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

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UKIP MEP James Carver questions German foreign minister on open borders, security and EU Army

UKIP MEP James Carver questions German foreign minister on open borders, security and EU Army

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• European Parliament, Brussels, Brussels, 16 November 2015

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

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Universal acceptance of Israel's right to exist is key to peaceful resolution - James Carver MEP

Universal acceptance of Israel's right to exist is key to peaceful resolution - James Carver MEP

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• European Parliament, Brussels, Brussels, 10 November 2015

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

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Gratuitous hypocrisy condemned following increase to EU budget

Gratuitous hypocrisy condemned following increase to EU budget

UKIP MEP James Carver says the arrogance of the European Union knows no bounds following news that Brussels has increased EU budget by €10 billion despite failing yet another audit.


 
The … Continue Reading »

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FREE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE ‘A SECURITY RISK’

FREE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE ‘A SECURITY RISK’

Local MEP James Carver has described the free movement of people across Europe as a “security risk”.

Mr Carver, UKIP Euro-MP, made his comments in the wake of the horrific terrorist atta… Continue Reading »

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Damning report shows why we should leave the EU

Damning report shows why we should leave the EU

A high level report describing EU spending as “irregular and possibly illegal” demonstrates why David Cameron should be leading the charge to leave, not pussyfooting around with renegotiatio… Continue Reading »

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Swedish steel deal betrayal of British workers

Swedish steel deal betrayal of British workers

West Midlands MEP and UKIP's national Commonwealth Spokesman James Carver has today accused the Government of betraying British workers following news that Ministers had signed a multi-billion p… Continue Reading »

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MEPs urged to band together to end bullfighting subsidy

MEPs urged to band together to end bullfighting subsidy

British taxpayers' money should not be used to help fund barbaric bullfighting two UKIP MEPs have said today ahead of a crucial vote later this week.


West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bil… Continue Reading »

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Brussels stamps a claim on British agriculture

Brussels stamps a claim on British agriculture

Tens of thousands of farmers across the UK are being forced to put up EU propaganda -  and to pay for the privilege.

Under new guidance put out by the Government any farmer who receives … Continue Reading »

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ANGER OVER STEEL INDUSTRY JOB LOSSES

ANGER OVER STEEL INDUSTRY JOB LOSSES

West Midlands MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to the government’s failure to fight for the country’s ailing steel industry.

He spoke out after the news that steel processing firm Ca… Continue Reading »

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Fight against ISIS perfect stage for diplomacy with Russia - UKIP MEP James Carver

Fight against ISIS perfect stage for diplomacy with Russia - UKIP MEP James Carver

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European Parliament, Brussels, 14 October 2015

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct De… Continue Reading »

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West Midlands MEP James Carver has raised his grave concerns over plans for Turkey to join the European Union.

West Midlands MEP James Carver has raised his grave concerns over plans for Turkey to join the European Union.

West Midlands MEP James Carver has raised his grave concerns over plans for Turkey to join the European Union.

Such are his fears about the country that he has raised his worries at the … Continue Reading »

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The West is now on the back foot in Syria - James Carver MEP

The West is now on the back foot in Syria - James Carver MEP

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European Parliament, Strasbourg, 7 October 2015

James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct D… Continue Reading »

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Utopian fantasy underlines a failed plan - James Carver MEP

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European Parliament, Strasbourg, 6 October 2015

• Bluecard question: James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of F… Continue Reading »

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EU desires to assume role of neo-colonial power - UKIP MEP James Carver

EU desires to assume role of neo-colonial power - UKIP MEP James Carver

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European Parliament, Strasbourg, 5 October 2015


• James Carver MEP (West Midlands), UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct D… Continue Reading »

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‘GAS CHAMBER’ COMMENTS FURY

‘GAS CHAMBER’ COMMENTS FURY

West Midlands MEP James Carver has reacted with fury at a “gas chamber’ quip by a Labour activist at their party’s conference.

“In my book what she said was disgusting and for their lead… Continue Reading »

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EU plotting huge expansion of £1bn HQ so MEPs get three offices EACH

EU plotting huge expansion of £1bn HQ so MEPs get three offices EACH

James Carver MEP takes you on a tour of his offices in Brussels at the European Parliament showing why the EU's plans to expand the HQ to give each MEP 3 offices each is a ridiculas idea, and a total waste of money.

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EU seeks permanent UN seat at the expense of Britain and France - Jim Carver MEP

EU seeks permanent UN seat at the expense of Britain and France - Jim Carver MEP

• European Parliament, Brussels, 15 September 2015

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands),  UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group - @JamesJimCarver

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Saudi Arabia can accommodate refugees in air-conditioned city - Jim Carver MEP

Saudi Arabia can accommodate refugees in air-conditioned city - Jim Carver MEP

• European Parliament, Brussels, 15 September 2015

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands),  UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group - @JamesJimCarver

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Working time judgement harmful to small businesses

Working time judgement harmful to small businesses

A new ruling from Europe could have massive implications for workers and small firms, UKIP MEP James Carver has warned..

The European Court of Justice has ruled that time spent travellin… Continue Reading »

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Iran nuclear agreement should be treated with caution

Iran nuclear agreement should be treated with caution

​• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 09 September 2015

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands),  UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group - @JamesJimCarve… Continue Reading »

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The EU only adds confusion to Middle East peace process - James Carver MEP

• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 08 September 2015

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands),  UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group - @JamesJimCarver
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EU sugar-coating stunt bitter pill to swallow

EU sugar-coating stunt bitter pill to swallow

West Midlands MEP James Carver has today condemned moves to spend tens of millions of Euros on a spin campaign to promote the European Union.

 

UKIP MEP James Carver says a push by Europea… Continue Reading »

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UKIP MEP James Carver has called for the rich Gulf states ‘to take their share."

UKIP MEP James Carver has called for the rich Gulf states ‘to take their share."

In the wake of David Cameron’s announcement today on Syrian refugees UKIP MEP James Carver has called for the rich Gulf states ‘to take their share."

“The six Gulf countries which have s… Continue Reading »

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Stability is the solution to the immigration problem - James Carver MEP

Stability is the solution to the immigration problem - James Carver MEP

Here's a video link to my latest intervention, during yesterday's European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee on the current migration crisis:

• European Parliament, Brussels, 31 Augus… Continue Reading »

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Universities propagating pro-EU propaganda

Universities propagating pro-EU propaganda

WEST MIDLANDS MEP James Carver has slammed the launch of a new pro-EU
campaign by the Universities UK group.

The UKIP MEP says the Universities for Europe campaign
shows “pro-EU propag… Continue Reading »

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PROPOSED RECYCLING TARGETS COULD HIT HOUSEHOLDERS IN THE POCKET

PROPOSED RECYCLING TARGETS COULD HIT HOUSEHOLDERS IN THE POCKET

Householders could be hit in the pocket for failing to meet 'pie in the sky' recycling targets being proposed by the EU, warned local UKIP MEP James Carver.

Eurocrats are proposing that … Continue Reading »

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UKIP ATTACKS SECRETIVE EU-FUNDED PAYMENTS TO ANONYMOUS POLITICAL GROUPS IN NORTH AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST

UKIP ATTACKS SECRETIVE EU-FUNDED PAYMENTS TO ANONYMOUS POLITICAL GROUPS IN NORTH AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST

The European Union “is in no position to lecture anyone on democracy," says West Midlands MEP James Carver after the Parliament overwhelmingly voted for the 'European Endowment for Democracy’. (… Continue Reading »

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UKIP blasts European Parliament for passing TTIP resolution in crucial vote

UKIP blasts European Parliament for passing TTIP resolution in crucial vote

Local MEP James Carver has reacted angrily to the European Parliament's go-ahead for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

"This controversial issue has resulted in … Continue Reading »

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UKIP MEP James Carver calls for the re-recognition of Somaliland

UKIP MEP James Carver calls for the re-recognition of Somaliland

• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 08 July 2015

• Bluecard question: James Carver MEP (West Midlands),  UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group - @Ja… Continue Reading »

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15.4 billion euros for the EU to expand its tentacles farther - James Carver MEP

15.4 billion euros for the EU to expand its tentacles farther - James Carver MEP

• European Parliament, Strasbourg, 08 July 2015

• James Carver MEP (West Midlands),  UK Independence Party (UKIP), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group - @JamesJimCarver
- Res… Continue Reading »

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NO TO TTIP

NO TO TTIP

I have received thousands of emails on this topic. I can assure you that I & UKIP takes the threat posed by TTIP seriously, and in particular the ISDS- which threatens our government with potent… Continue Reading »

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‘NO’ VOTE RECOGNITION OF DEMOCRACY

‘NO’ VOTE RECOGNITION OF DEMOCRACY

The “no” vote in Greece is recognition of democracy at its finest, said local UKIP MEP James Carver.

Welcoming the referendum rejecting the terms of an international bailout, Mr Carver s… Continue Reading »

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World Scleroderma Day

World Scleroderma Day

Word Scleroderma Day at an event in the European Parliament Hosted by James Carver MEP.

The non-political gathering was attended by about 100 patients, leading clinicians and Scleroderma asso… Continue Reading »

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LOCAL MEP SUPPORTS WORLD SCLERODERMA DAY

LOCAL MEP SUPPORTS WORLD SCLERODERMA DAY

Local MEP James Carver will be highlighting Word Scleroderma Day today (Tue) at an event in the European Parliament.

The non-political gathering is to be attended by about 100 patients, … Continue Reading »

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Europhile EU myths branded Tories’ “Achilles Heel”

Europhile EU myths branded Tories’ “Achilles Heel”

West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge have today welcomed the findings of a heavyweight 1,000-page study which goes a big way towards slaying the many myths associated with the so-c… Continue Reading »

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MEP pledged support for small-scale cider producers

MEP pledged support for small-scale cider producers
James Carver, local MEP for the West Midlands, has today pledged to offer spirited support to cider producers who could be hit by an unfair EU tax.

UKIP MEP James Carver, is to add his name to a … Continue Reading »
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JCB boss digs further hole in Europhile trade claims

JCB boss digs further hole in Europhile trade claims
West Midlands MEP James Carver has today welcomed Lord Bamford’s comments over the EU.

UKIP MEP James Carver says the West Midlands-based JCB boss has dug a further hole in the Europhile argume… Continue Reading »
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Attacks on tourists in secular countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

Attacks on tourists in secular countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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UKIP MEP James Carver questions NATO Secretary General (Foreign Affairs committee)

UKIP MEP James Carver questions NATO Secretary General (Foreign Affairs committee)

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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EU regulations force closure of former coal-fired plant

EU regulations force closure of former coal-fired plant
West Midlands MEP James Carver has today attacked bright sparks in Brussels for imposing EU rules which are forcing the closure of the remaining part of a former coal-fired Ironbridge plant in t… Continue Reading »
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EU/Russia Relations, A Diplomatic Solution Is The Only Solution

EU/Russia Relations, A Diplomatic Solution Is The Only Solution

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Financing EU military missions while refusing to commit to British defence spending

Financing EU military missions while refusing to commit to British defence spending

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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UKIP - HUGE COST OF EU RED TAPE

UKIP - HUGE COST OF EU RED TAPE
West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver has highlighted the fact that the cost of EU red tape is so huge that it exceeds the Treasury estimates for council tax revenue for this financial year.

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Saudis and Qataris must face up to their sponsorship of IS UKIP MEP James Carver

Saudis and Qataris must face up to their sponsorship of IS UKIP MEP James Carver

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Political Correctness and Multiculturalism Are Failures

Political Correctness and Multiculturalism Are Failures

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Europe in a more dangerous precipice today than it has been since WWII

Europe in a more dangerous precipice today than it has been since WWII

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Defence: one of the few remaining bastions of sovereignty, but for how much longer?

Defence: one of the few remaining bastions of sovereignty, but for how much longer?

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Roma community increasingly heading West to escape long history of discrimination

Roma community increasingly heading West to escape long history of discrimination

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Serbia: turning a potential broker with Russia into another EU colony

Serbia: turning a potential broker with Russia into another EU colony

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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MEP calls for spirited defence of the cider industry

MEP calls for spirited defence of the cider industry
West Midlands MEP James Carver fears small-scale producers of cider and perry could be hit by controversial EU moves to amend the UK’s excise duty scheme.
 
The UKIP MEP, who represents He… Continue Reading »
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Minerals from conflict zones: EU a grossly overpaid middleman

Minerals from conflict zones: EU a grossly overpaid middleman

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Peace in Europe is on a knife-edge

Peace in Europe is on a knife-edge

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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The situation in Yemen

The situation in Yemen

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Time for a fresh approach to Cyprus missing persons issue

Time for a fresh approach to Cyprus missing persons issue

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Concept of free movement constrains Member States' ability to offer asylum

Concept of free movement constrains Member States' ability to offer asylum

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Security concerns in Yemen

Security concerns in Yemen

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Independence might be a good option for South Arabia

Independence might be a good option for South Arabia

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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MEP takes case against incinerator to Strasbourg

MEP takes case against incinerator to Strasbourg
West Midlands MEP James Carver has blasted EU bureaucrats in the Strasbourg parliament for saddling taxpayers in Worcestershire and Herefordshire with inflexible rules on waste which could lead … Continue Reading »
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Playing African nations as pawns on a diplomatic chessboard

Playing African nations as pawns on a diplomatic chessboard

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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EU Waste Directive has saddled council taxpayers with £1.6bln incinerator

EU Waste Directive has saddled council taxpayers with £1.6bln incinerator

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Why The EU Can't Be A World Player

Last week saw the 70th anniversary commemorations of the liberation of Auschwitz by Russian troops, after 1.5 million, mainly Jewish people were murdered.  World leaders vowed to learn the lessons from the Second World War. From here, the embryo of the EU was created. 

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In An Increasingly Dangerous World, The EU Needs To Get It's Priorities Right

On the very day that the European Central Bank tightens the screws on the Greek people, the Jordanian monarch is reported to be participating in airstrikes against ISIL, in response to the horri… Continue Reading »

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EU Imperialism

EU Imperialism

During a Committee of Foreign Affairs meeting (20th Jan 2015), Jim gave a number of speeches covering issues relating to security, war crimes, Serbia possibly joining the European Union, EU imperialism in eastern Europe and the concerns around Russia selling long range bombers to Argentina.

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'Lunatics have taken over the Asylum'

'Lunatics have taken over the Asylum'

In a recent speech, Jim discussed the increasing diplomatic pressures on the 28 member states as they are being pushed into increasing harmonisation and ever closer union within the European Uni… Continue Reading »

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Re-recognition of Somaliland: all countries should get behind this worthy cause

Re-recognition of Somaliland: all countries should get behind this worthy cause

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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EU imperialism will lead to no 'superpower of peace'

EU imperialism will lead to no 'superpower of peace'

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Social Media, Al and the EU!

Social Media, Al and the EU!

Jim is often interviewed on local radio. Here he is talking about abuse on social media, Al Murray standing in an election, the cost of moving the European parliament (6th monthly between Strasb… Continue Reading »

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Humanitarian Crisis in Libya

Humanitarian Crisis in Libya

During European Parliament debates, MEPs can use a ‘Blue Card’ as a means of seeking an opportunity to ask another MEP a question (During an MEP’s speech). This is a recent example of Jim Carver… Continue Reading »

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Support for a return to the Nigerian rotating presidency

Support for a return to the Nigerian rotating presidency

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Nigeria: Further Western military intervention will solve nothing

Nigeria: Further Western military intervention will solve nothing

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Perceived 'EU Superpower': The lunatics have taken over the asylum

Perceived 'EU Superpower': The lunatics have taken over the asylum

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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UKIP James Carver-Situation in Libya

UKIP James Carver-Situation in Libya

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Wider political elements are involved in the supply of arms in Libya

Wider political elements are involved in the supply of arms in Libya

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Dealing with the humanitarian crises largely caused by European leaders

Dealing with the humanitarian crises largely caused by European leaders

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Jim Carver calls for the extradition of former President Mengistu

Jim Carver calls for the extradition of former President Mengistu

During a recent debate in the European Parliament on 17th December, UKIP MEP Jim Carver called for the extradition of former Ethiopian President Mengistu Haile Mariam back to Ethiopia. Ethiopia'… Continue Reading »

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Seeking support for international recognition of Somaliland

Seeking support for international recognition of Somaliland

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Convicted former dictators living in luxury

Convicted former dictators living in luxury

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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EU has no legal right to recognise states

EU has no legal right to recognise states

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Put EU membership to a vote in Moldova

Put EU membership to a vote in Moldova

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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EU sinks in teeth into Britain through 'vampire tax' on garlic

EU sinks in teeth into Britain through 'vampire tax' on garlic
West Midlands MEP James Carver says a new EU 'vampire tax' on garlic will create a stink.

The UKIP MEP says a new ruling, by an EU court, has stuck its fangs into millions of pounds from Britain.… Continue Reading »
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"We've got them very scared"

"We've got them very scared"

The official opening of Jim’s Kidderminster office was held this week (November 2014). Among the guest speakers, MEP Paul Nuttall reflected on the electoral success of the activists and member… Continue Reading »

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Tories in a merry dance over immigration

Tories in a merry dance over immigration

West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver says the Tories are in turmoil over the key issue of immigration after Stourbridge Conservative MP Margot James put her foot in it by warning her party to “… Continue Reading »

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'There is a better future'

'There is a better future'

Jim Carver MEP recently addressed members of the public in Coventry. In his speech, Jim reflected on the  various Remembrance events that had occurred during the day, the Commonwealth, the struc… Continue Reading »

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Two weights and two measures in the European Parliament

Two weights and two measures in the European Parliament

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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The suffering of the people of Kobane

The suffering of the people of Kobane

Jim Carver MEP recently gave a speech in the European Parliament to raise concerns over the situation in Kobane. The people of Kobane are currently ‘under siege’ from IS (Islamic State) forces and Jim is concerned that Turkey has ‘stood by’ and is not assisting those suffering in Kobane.

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Georgia applying for EU membership?

Georgia applying for EU membership?

As a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), Jim Carver MEP often raises foreign affairs questions. In this brief extract from a recent meeting, Jim asked Herbert Salber, European Uni… Continue Reading »

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Euro Sceptic Denmark?

Euro Sceptic Denmark?

Jim Carver’s views are sought by media from across the European Union. Jim found a few moments recently to be interviewed by a Danish TV channel where he discussed the increasingly euro sceptic position the people of Denmark are adopting towards their membership of the European Union.

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A threat to peace in Europe?

A threat to peace in Europe?

Jim Carver MEP recently spoke in the European Parliament raising his concerns about the Association agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova. Jim suggested this agreement may simply result in the enlargement of the European Union with an eastward European expansion.

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'You can achieve anything if you try'

'You can achieve anything if you try'

Jim Carver MEP recently attended a debate at Rugby High School to answer questions from a lively group of inquisitive 6th form pupils. Jim, along with representation from other political groups,… Continue Reading »

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EU-Moldova agreement one more step in EU's eastern expansion

EU-Moldova agreement one more step in EU's eastern expansion

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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'There is a better option for Britain' says Jim Carver

'There is a better option for Britain' says Jim Carver

Following a recent new report in Der Spiegel (German Magazine) that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had expressed her ‘fears’ about the UK staying in Europe, Jim Carver recently gave a numbe… Continue Reading »

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“I would rather have Dracula in charge of a blood bank” says MEP following latest EU Budget hypocrisy

“I would rather have Dracula in charge of a blood bank” says MEP following latest EU Budget hypocrisy
Issue date: Thursday, November 6 2014          



West Midlands MEP James Carver says he would rather have Dracula in charge of a blood bank than "the accounting wizards" unable to magic up a bala… Continue Reading »
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In or out of the EU

In or out of the EU

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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On David Cameron's Vision of a Greater EU

On David Cameron's Vision of a Greater EU

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Cameron's Turkish allies shamelessly stand by to the horrors in Kobane

Cameron's Turkish allies shamelessly stand by to the horrors in Kobane

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Bonfire of regulations best way to stimulate economy

Bonfire of regulations best way to stimulate economy

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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EU empire building means greater financial and democratic burdens

EU empire building means greater financial and democratic burdens

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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European common defence marks the end of independent foreign policy

European common defence marks the end of independent foreign policy

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Common security and defence: a dangerous approach

Common security and defence: a dangerous approach

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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EU emissions tests for petrol mowers should be “kicked into the long grass"

EU emissions tests for petrol mowers should be “kicked into the long grass"

Petrol mowers could be in line for the chop despite a pledge by Brussels Eurocrats to cut red tape.

West Midlands MEP James Carver believes EU moves to cut emissions from combustion engines in … Continue Reading »

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European External Action Service an unnecessary burden on taxpayer

European External Action Service an unnecessary burden on taxpayer

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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UKIP MEP James Carver - The People Dont Trust The EU

UKIP MEP James Carver - The People Dont Trust The EU

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Use Diplomacy To Solve The Ukraine Crisis

Use Diplomacy To Solve The Ukraine Crisis

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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UKIP James Carver-Romania Backdoor to EU Passports

UKIP James Carver-Romania Backdoor to EU Passports

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Enlargement fever is about keeping the EU federal project on course

Enlargement fever is about keeping the EU federal project on course

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Human Rights: Put your own house in order

Human Rights: Put your own house in order

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Moderate Muslim countries not so much listening to the West

Moderate Muslim countries not so much listening to the West

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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James Carver UKIP-Muslim Countries Tackle ISIS Without West

James Carver UKIP-Muslim Countries Tackle ISIS Without West

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Europhile MEP confirms desire for EU military might

Europhile MEP confirms desire for EU military might

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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If you want to fight ISIS stop provoking Russia

If you want to fight ISIS stop provoking Russia

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Contaminated bushmeat entering the UK

Contaminated bushmeat entering the UK

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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You're trying to extinguish your bonfire with gasoline

You're trying to extinguish your bonfire with gasoline

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Patronising EU guidance should be toast

Patronising EU guidance should be toast

West Midlands MEPs James Carver and Bill Etheridge say the meddling EU are cooking up trouble in the kitchen after issuing advice on how to cook toast.

The UKIP MEPs say interfering Eurocrats are… Continue Reading »

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EU's vanity project causing more turmoil in Ukraine

EU's vanity project causing more turmoil in Ukraine

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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UKIP Leader issues rallying call to voters ahead of West Midlands PCC election

UKIP Leader issues rallying call to voters ahead of West Midlands PCC election

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage MEP has issued a rallying call to West Midlands’ voters ahead of the Police & Crime Commissioner election.


The party’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) campaign is… Continue Reading »
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A resolution with a chilling effect

A resolution with a chilling effect

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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We don't want to see another single drop of British blood spilt

We don't want to see another single drop of British blood spilt

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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Greatest Foreign Policy Failure

Greatest Foreign Policy Failure

James Carver MEP speaking in the European Parliament.

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