Archive for 2017

The benefits of Free Trade

Yesterday evening, I addressed spiritsEuropes’ Annual Trade Review alongside Australian Ambassador to the EU, Dr Mark Higgie, and Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmstrom to discuss the positives of free trade and what policymakers can do to enable our SME’s in particular to increase their exports. As the European Conservatives Coordinator for International Trade this is …Continue Reading

Time to take our special relationship with the USA to the next level with a trade deal

Senior Conservative MEP Emma McClarkin believes it will be possible for the UK and the USA to quickly sign a free trade agreement post-Brexit, taking the special relationship to the next level. Addressing business leaders in Chicago, International Trade Spokesman Ms McClarkin said: “The UK and the USA have an opportunity to work together to …Continue Reading

Child Protection Online

Campaigns to protect children online have been a priority throughout my time in the European Parliament and I was proud to be made an Internet Watch Foundation Champion for my commitment to fighting against child sexual abuse content on the internet. In the Culture and Education Committee I have just started work on an opinion …Continue Reading

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

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