Archive for 2014

EU Budget compromise fails to address the big problems

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin has today opposed a compromise budget package for the European Union. A majority of MEPs ultimately supported the series of amending budgets for 2014, along with a package of spending and commitments for 2015, but the UK’s Conservative MEPs, Including Miss McClarkin, voted against. The revised figures and supporting statements …Continue Reading

MEP’s Christmas Cards support Nottingham Hospitals Charity

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin has once again taken the opportunity of using her Christmas Cards to help a local charity, by ordering them through Card Aid, which gives all profits from cards sold to charity. Card Aid enables people to choose the cards they want, as well as choosing the charity they want to …Continue Reading

Emma McClarkin MEP supports campaign to end wildlife cybercrime

Emma has recently pledged her support for a report by IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) which shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold online. The report reveals that, in early 2014, an intense six-week investigation found a total of 33,006 endangered wildlife and wildlife parts and products for sale via …Continue Reading

East Midlands MEP welcomes Prime Minister’s commitment on TTIP

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin has today hailed a pledge by the Prime Minister’s to put “rocket boosters” behind the planned EU-US trade deal. Conservative MEPs have played a key role in driving forward negotiations on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) which they believe can be worth billions to Britain’s economy. Miss McClarkin, …Continue Reading

East Midlands MEP in stand against EU waste and fraud

Conservative MEPs, including East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin, today refused to endorse the signing–off of two sets of EU accounts still hanging over from 2012. They voted to withhold discharge on the accounts of the Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications European Council 2012, and on the equivalent set of accounts for the EU …Continue Reading

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