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Philip Bradbourn OBE MEP 1951 – 2014

I am deeply saddened that my friend and colleague Phil Bradbourn has passed away. I have known Phil for nearly forty years, from our days as Young Conservative activists in the West Midlands, through to recent times working together as MEPs. He has been a real champion of our Region and its people in the European Parliament and well respected across the political spectrum. I will miss him greatly as will all his friends and colleagues. Philip Bradbourn achieved a lifetime ambition with his election as a Conservative MEP for the...


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McIntyre encourages bringing jobs back to Europe (28th January 2015)

  Anthea McIntyre, chairman of the ECR working group on Better Regulation and Re-shoring, today hosted a round table discussion on how to bring jobs back to Europe. The round table discussion consisted of five panellists, all of whom have years of business expertise, particularly in re-shoring. Speaking at the working group, Miss McIntyre identified the many topics covered in the hearing, saying: "We have discussed energy costs and stability of supply, the importance of matching skills with the needs of business and especially the so called STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering and...


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West Midlands Conservative MEPs pledge to help scrap Strasbourg Circus (28th January 2015)

West Midlands Conservative MEPs Dan Dalton and Anthea McIntyre have helped launch the new campaign to end the costly circus of the European Parliament's monthly trips to Strasbourg. They both today signed the Single Seat Pledge, committing to the fight to secure a single seat for the European Parliament.  The pledge follows hot on the heels of a report last year by the EU's own official accountants, the European Court of Auditors, that ending the monthly trips to Strasbourg would bring a one-off windfall saving of £400 million and a further...


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Employment Figures Reach 6 Year Low (23rd January 2015)

Speaking in the European Parliament's Employment Committee, Conservative Spokesman, Anthea McIntyre, welcomed the latest employment figures.  "It is very good news that the unemployment rate in Britain has fallen below six percent for the first time in over six years.  There are 1.75 million more people in work now than five years ago and these new jobs are not insecure or poorly paid. In fact 83 per cent of those employed in the last year are full time jobs. "The figures released today show that wages are rising faster than inflation. Wages...


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The EU’s hazard-based approach to pesticides is putting British farming at risk, warns MEP (20th January 2015)

Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, Anthea McIntyre, was invited to contribute to the Food and Farming Policy Review of the prestigious political magazine, The House, this week. Miss McIntyre, who is a member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, used the opportunity to write about the EU Pesticides Regulation, currently under review by the European Commission. Miss McIntyre is concerned that new definitions for "endocrine disruptors" will result in the loss of more pesticides and will severely impact on the UK food and farming sectors. Read the full article below: A...


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