Archive for 2017

Emma McClarkin MEP hosts high-profile Commonwealth event in Brussels

Emma McClarkin MEP, in her role as the Chair of the Commonwealth Forum, hosted today a reception to celebrate the Commonwealth Day and the unique partnership between this family of nations. The Commonwealth Forum is a cross-party association and a branch of The Royal Commonwealth Society, which aims to raise the profile of the Commonwealth …Continue Reading

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin receives overwhelming support to her report on tackling illegal wildlife trade

On the eve of World Wildlife Day, the European Parliament has approved Emma McClarkin’s proposal to tackle wildlife trafficking through trade policy, with 579 votes in favour, and only 15 votes against. The report calls for improvements in the customs performance at all stages of the supply chain, and stresses the need for a coordinated …Continue Reading

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin in official visit to Mexico to talk trade and investment opportunties

Emma McClarkin MEP joined a delegation from the Committee on International Trade of the European Parliament in an official visit to Mexico to discuss trade relations between the two parties. Whilst in Mexico City, Miss McClarkin met with Duncan Taylor CBE, British Ambassador to Mexico, and the Department for International Trade to talk about business …Continue Reading

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin welcomes CETA vote in the European Parliament

Emma McClarkin MEP welcomed today the vote of support given by the European Parliament to the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, (CETA), which will now be provisionally applied while the ratification process by national parliaments is underway. Miss McClarkin said: “I am extremely pleased that after seven years negotiating with our Canadian partners we …Continue Reading

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin chairs high-profile panel on illegal wildlife trade

Emma McClarkin MEP today, hosted and chaired a panel of experts to the European Parliament, to talk about illegal wildlife trade and the importance of trade policy to fight this crime. This public hearing is another initiative on Miss McClarkin’s active campaign to fight illegal trade in wildlife and wildlife products and follows the unanimous …Continue Reading

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