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Two cheers for EU legal opinion on benefits (26th March 2015)

Anthea McIntyre MEP today cautiously welcomed new legal advice issued to the European Court of Justice on benefit rules. The Conservative employment spokesman in the European Parliament described the opinion a helpful step in the right direction. She spoke after ECJ published an opinion from its Advocate General on a case relating to the payment of benefits in Germany to people from other EU countries. It said EU citizens who travel to a Member State of which they are not nationals in order to seek employment may be excluded from entitlement to certain...


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Cross Border Business (20th March 2015)

Anthea McIntyre MEP for the West Midlands and Dr. Kay Swinburne MEP for Wales joined forces to host a business lunch in Oswestry. They were both keen to hear business views from both sides of the English Welsh border. Members of the business communities in North Shropshire and Wrexham met their MEPs to hear about their backgrounds prior to entering the Parliament and the work they are currently doing, Anthea is the Conservative Employment Spokesman in Europea and Kay is the  Conservative Economic Monetary Affairs Spokesman. Questions followed the...


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Kellogg’s give a Gr-r-reat Tour (20th March 2015)

Kellogg’s Factory in Wrexham welcomed Anthea McIntyre MEP to their home in North Wales. Miss McIntyre who represents the West Midlands Region and close neighbour to Wales, promised to visit following a meeting with Kellogg’s in Brussels. Anthea was given a guided tour of the plant by Karen Thomas (Plant Director), Paul Wheeler (Director Corporate Affairs) and Katie Carson (Public Affairs Europe), together with Andrew Atkinson who is the Conservative Candidate in Wrexham for the forthcoming general election.  Anthea said “I was delighted to be invited to visit the operation in Wrexham...


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MEP calls on Europe to be science-led when reviewing Plant Protect Products (12th March 2015)

  Conservative MEP, Anthea McIntyre, has called on the European Commission to be led by the science in its latest review of the Plant Protection Products Regulation.  Miss McIntyre's call for robust scientific-based evidence for the approvals of crop protection products comes at a time when UK farmers are becoming increasingly frustrated at the lack of plant protection products available to control pests and diseases. Since 2001, farmers have lost more than half of the active substances registered at the time.  Under the current regime, an active substance that is deemed as hazardous...


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Anthea welcomes European reforms and better regulation (11th March 2015)

Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre has welcomed the emphasis on reforms and better regulation in the Annual Growth Survey and in the Employment Committee's Report, whilst highlighting the importance of creating the right environment to enable businesses to grow and create jobs.  She was speaking during a debate in Strasbourg on the "European Semester for economic policy coordination: employment and social aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2015". Miss McIntyre, Conservative Employment spokesman in the European Parliament, said:  "This can help us to accelerate the trend of re-shoring – bringing jobs back to Europe....


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