Archive for 2012

Opportunity for businesses to tell EU what to do

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin is today urging businesses to take their chance to tell the European Commission which bits of EU legislation cause them the most problems. The European Commission (EC) is running a consultation to identify the 10 pieces of EU legislation that cause businesses the most problems. Legislative areas to be considered …Continue Reading

Dismay over court’s Strasbourg ruling – but long-term fight goes on

Conservative MEPs this week expressed bitter disappointment over a court judgment overturning a decision to reduce the number of costly trips to sit in Strasbourg made by the European Parliament. East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin said the ruling was undemocratic and would prove counterproductive. She said that the Conservatives’ long-term battle would continue to end …Continue Reading

Be Fire Safe this Christmas says MEP

As Christmas approaches, East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin is continuing with her campaign for better fire safety in Europe, highlighting the importance of being particularly careful around this time of the year in order to avoid fires in the home. Candles and Christmas lighting decorations, commonly found in every home at this time of the …Continue Reading

Emma McClarkin MEP welcomes legal advice backing free World Cup broadcasts

Free broadcasting of the World Cup and European Championships finals by BBC and ITV looks set to be preserved after the European Court of Justice today received key legal advice. East Midlands Conservative MEP Emma McClarkin has welcomed the advice, from the ECJ´s Advocate General, which backs the British government’s decision to place the two …Continue Reading

East Midlands MEP Urges Women to Check Car Insurance Policies

Emma McClarkin, Conservative MEP for the East Midlands, is urging women to check their car insurance policies and to consider renewing policies before a new EU ruling comes into effect on the 21st December. According to industry estimates younger women drivers in particular could see an escalation in their insurance premiums. The ruling in the …Continue Reading

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