Archive for 2010

Reducing Health Inequalities

“East Midlands MEP seeks to reduce health inequalities” The European Parliament today voted on a report from the Internal Market Committee which looks to reduce health inequalities in the EU. East Midlands MEP, Emma McClarkin, who wrote the report, looked to address issues such as the pricing of pharmaceutical treatments, accessibility to healthcare, patient safety …Continue Reading

Emma McClarkin to host Sports Conference

Emma McClarkin MEP, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the East Midlands is to host a United Nations meeting in Brussels which sets out to bring nations together to use the power of sport to enhance world – wide development. The European meeting on 8th Decedmber, hosted by Emma McClarkin will concentrate on 3 …Continue Reading

MEP Emma McClarkin sends support from Brussels

Emma McClarkin (MEP and Conservative Member for the East Midlands) has sent the following note through from her office at the European Parliament in Brussels. Click here to view

European Parliament seeks to restrict unfair advertising practices but threatens to jeopardise revenue for grassroots sports, says East Midlands MEP

Today MEPs adopted a report on the impact advertising has on consumer behaviour. The Internal Market and Consumer Protection committee investigated the enforcement of existing rules concerning unfair business-to-consumer practices as well as looking to protect consumers from abuses of new online technologies. Hidden or behavioural advertising has grown rapidly on the internet and is …Continue Reading

“It’s not a matter of deletion vs. blocking – it’s a matter of protecting our children”, says Conservative MEP

The Culture and Education Committee in the European Parliament yesterday voted on legislation dealing with combating the sexual abuse of children across Europe, with specific focus on the internet. In recent years, child abuse material has rapidly increased in prevalence on the internet and, indeed, the severity of such content is worsening. However, rather than …Continue Reading

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