Archive for 2015

Potential Pothole Solution, MEP calls for Concrete rethink

East Midlands Conservative MEP, Emma McClarkin, has this week visited Ketton Cement Works in Rutland, to hear about developments in the industry, following a recent meeting on how concrete roads today present a potential solution to potholes. After meeting representatives of the concrete industry in Brussels, Miss McClarkin was interested to learn about the advances …Continue Reading

Rutland Water nature reserve praised by local MEP

Rutland Water Nature Reserve welcomed East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin this week, as she met with RSPB representatives to talk about their latest projects. Miss McClarkin met with Colin Wilkinson and Jane Gillow from the RSPB, as well as Tim Appleton and Simon Bentley of Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust, who manage the nature reserve. …Continue Reading

McClarkin joins trade delegation to Tokyo

Conservative MEP Emma McClarkin has this week visited the Japanese capital city of Tokyo alongside colleagues from the international trade committee of the European Parliament. It is hoped that the trip will spark negotiations for a free trade agreement between the EU and Japan that have been ongoing since April 2013 but which have slowed …Continue Reading

Call to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease backed by East Midlands MEP

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin has recently signed a Written Declaration which has invited the European Commission and the European Council to recognise Alzheimer’s disease and related diseases as a public health priority in Europe. Alzheimer’s disease (an incurable neurodegenerative disease of the brain tissue) and related diseases affects six million people throughout Europe, with …Continue Reading

Camp Liberty Under Attack

Last night in a despicable act of terrorism it is estimated that 20 Iranian Opposition members were killed in a series of missile strikes on a political exile camp on the outskirts of Baghdad in Iraq. Camp Liberty, a former US Military Base and home to exiled Iranian opposition members, has been in operation since …Continue Reading

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