Archive for 2016

East Midlands MEP feels the EU ‘Cod do Batter’ on encouraging Fish Consumption

Emma McClarkin, member of European Parliament for the East Midlands, today acknowledged the need for the EU to tackle the recent drop in fish consumption and she feels they must take the bait. Today Emma signed a written declaration urging the Commission to consider measures to tackle the recent drop in fish consumption in the …Continue Reading

Emma McClarkin MEP visits Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Rutland Water which is managed by Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust in partnership with Anglican Water is the largest artificial lake in England and one of the largest in Europe. Opened in 1976 it generates up to £100 million annually whilst providing up to two thousand three hundred jobs. Rutland Water Fly Fishing Adventures is …Continue Reading


MEP Emma McClarkin has paid a special visit to Oakham Castle to see how the historic site has been transformed following major restoration work. The MEP for Rutland visited Oakham Castle on Friday 28th October, where she received a guided tour of the Great Hall and surrounding castle grounds. Rutland County Council has been working …Continue Reading

We must overcome difficulties and implement CETA, says East Midlands MEP

The EU and Belgium must look at their political processes following the failure to agree the CETA trade deal with Canada by yesterday’s deadline, Conservative International Trade spokesman Emma McClarkin MEP said. The Walloon regional parliament in Belgium is opposing CETA, despite not having expressed its concerns during the seven year negotiation process and even …Continue Reading

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin leads high-profile public debate on illegal wildlife trade

Emma McClarkin MEP today welcomed a panel of experts to the European Parliament to address Members of the International Trade Committee about the importance of tackling illegal wildlife trade. Miss McClarkin said: “The scale of recent trade flows in illegal wildlife and wildlife products is unprecedented with recent data showing that the number of rhinos …Continue Reading

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