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McIntyre: Ceramics needs common sense on carbon (26th May 2016)

Britain's brick and tile manufacturing industries could be devastated if the EU's scheme for cutting carbon emissions is not made fair, a senior MEP has cautioned. Anthea McIntyre, Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, issued the warning in Brussels at a meeting of the European Parliament's Ceramics Forum to discuss the next phase of the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), which obliges industry to pay for its carbon emissions, over and above any free allocation. She called for common sense over the principle of "tiering" in UK and French proposals for the...


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Vote can boost our regional ceramics industry (19th May 2016)

A vote in the European Parliament could prove a major help to the West Midlands ceramics industry in its battle against unfair competition. Along with other Conservative MEPs, Anthea McIntyre backed a vote to deny China market economy status. Were China to be granted such status without proper safeguards, it would make it almost impossible to counter the dumping of cheap goods on our market at prices lower than they cost to produce. The region's ceramics industry already faces a constant threat from cheap Chinese imports and Conservatives do not want to endorse...


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McIntyre meeting promises impartial information on EU referendum (11th May 2016)

    Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre is hosting a question and answer session this Friday on the EU and the forthcoming referendum. The West Midlands MEP is staging the meeting in Stourbridge as part of a series offering basic factual information about the pros and cons of the European Union and Britain's membership. The session will run from 6.30 to 8pm on May 13 at Old Swinford Hospital School, Heath Lane, Stourbridge, and has been organised with the support of Colin Elcock, Conservative Councillor for Norton Ward in Stourbridge. Although Miss McIntyre...


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McIntyre produces EU fact sheet (10th May 2016)

Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre has produced a handy fact sheet packed with information about the EU and Britain's relationship with it. The guide sets out simple and impartial facts and figures about the European Union and how it operates. It is available on Miss McIntyre's website and will be offered to members of the public at information evenings held to answer voters' queries about the EU in advance of the referendum. Entitled "The EU: your questions answered", it answers people's key questions in areas such as trade, exports, sovereignty, democracy and immigration. Miss McIntyre,...


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Download the booklet here

Many people have said that they don't have enough information about Britain's membership of the EU. Therefore this booklet gives a brief overview of some of the issues and questions people have raised about the European Union.     Download the pdf here: "The EU: your questions answered" (images/PDFs/TheEUyourquestionsanswered.pdf)


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