Archive for 2009

City gains from its volunteers

The national volunteering charity TimeBank has revealed Leicester to be the 10th most generous city in terms of numbers of volunteers registered. I was so pleased to read this as in Brussels I have shadowed a report which will see the EU officially recognise the importance of volunteering by supporting a European Year of Volunteering …Continue Reading

Leicester Tiger comes to Brussels!

Last week a group of East Midlands brewers brought their wares to show-case them in Brussels, and to discuss issues facing the brewing industry with EU legislators.   Everards of Leicester brought some very welcome samples of their famous Tiger Beer.  Pictured are Everards’ Operations Director Nick Arthur with East Midlands MEPs Emma McClarkin and Roger …Continue Reading

South Leicestershire Conservative Association Executive Council Meeting

Helping support our Conservative members within the East Midlands.

Inclusion and Diversity in Education Policy Makers Seminar

East Midlands’ Conservative MEPs oppose plans to hand immigration and justice policies to the EU

Emma McClarkin MEP and Roger Helmer MEP are extremely concerned by the EU’s Stockholm Programme. The Programme sets out justice and home affairs priorities until 2014 and would see decisions regarding immigration, civil law and justice policy shifted from national parliaments to Brussels, which the East Midlands’ Conservative MEPs believe are worrying moves for the …Continue Reading

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