Hopes for high-tech employment growth as Newport Regeneration Partnership considers optimistic future with Harper Adams University West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre (16th July 2014)

Dr David Llewellyn, Vice-Chancellor of Harper Adams University recently hosted a meeting with Anthea McIntyre MEP for the West Midlands, who serves on the EU Agriculture Committee and is the Conservative Spokesman for Employment, Cllr Eric Carter, newly elected Chair of the Newport Regeneration Partnership and colleagues. The focus of the discussion was on the potential opportunities arising from the achievement and future growth of the University in the agri-technology sphere in which it is a world leader. Many of its students are designing and building innovative solutions for agricultural problems...


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Tory blueprint on EU job creation (16th July 2014)

Conservative MEPs today urged the EU to strive for a flexible labour market, improved skills-training and greater focus on entrepreneurship and business leadership. A motion tabled by the European Conservatives and Reformists Group on youth employment stressed the importance of cutting red tape and boosting responsiveness to the needs of job-creators as key measures to tackle Europe's joblessness crisis. In parts of Mediterranean Europe youth unemployment has rocketed past 50 per cent during the EU's desperate struggle to hold the common currency together. The Conservative motion, drawn up as a coherent blueprint for...


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Horticulture Report (13th June 2014)

The first report of its kind on the Horticulture Industry was launched on Stand 261 at the Royal Three Counties Show at 4pm on Friday, 13 June 2014. “The future of Europe’s horticulture sector – strategies for growth”, has been written by Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre and was adopted by the European Parliament on 11 March 2014. It looks at the whole sector –from ornamental crops such as flowers through to viniculture, herbs, soft-fruits and vegetables – and recognises the unique contribution that this diverse sector makes to the wider agricultural industry. “Too often...


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Thank you (26th May 2014)

On behalf of all of the Conservative candidates in the European Elections, I would like to thank all those who voted for our team and, as a result, helped re-elect me and my colleague, Philip Bradbourn. The elections clearly showed that most people agree with us that Britain’s relationship with the EU needs real change so that it works for Britain.  Philip and I are determined to continue to deliver that message and to represent the interests of the West Midlands in Brussels. We will work with David Cameron to press for reform, renegotiation...


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Culture Secretary visits Ross-On-Wye (19th May 2014)

Sajid Javid MP was the principal guest of Herefordshire Conservative Business Forum at a lunch held at The Chase Hotel in Ross-On-Wye on Friday, 16th May. Over 80 local business-people gathered to hear Mr Javid, the recently appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and MP for Bromsgrove.  Mr Javid was the Financial Secretary at the Treasury before his recent promotion and took the opportunity to set out the clear progress being made to turn-around the British economy. “The Government has taken action: to cut the deficit – it is down...


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