Archive for March, 2017

Brexit: ‘This is the moment we have been waiting for’

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin has welcomed the activation of Article 50 as ‘the moment we have been waiting for’ after Prime Minister Theresa May today notified the President of the European Council that Britain will be leaving the European Union. By triggering Article 50, Mrs May has now started the formal process of negotiation …Continue Reading

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

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