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We must together condemn Kashmir oppression (16th August 2016)

Britain and the EU must both increase pressure on the Indian Government to end human rights abuses in Kashmir, a seminar in Birmingham heard last night (Mon).   Anthea McIntyre, Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, listed recent instances of violent oppression including rape, arrest, murder and indiscriminate use of birdshot against protesters.   She said: “We in Birmingham send a message of condemnation over what is happening and call on the government of India to end this occupation, to stop the persecution and, crucially, to remove the immunity of its military from prosecution...


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Commission announcement shows Britain's continuing lead security role (2nd August 2016)

Today's decision to make Britain's Sir Julian King EU Commissioner in charge of security has been welcomed by Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre.   Miss McIntyre, MEP for the West Midlands, said the announcement by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker acknowledged the UK's continuing lead role in security issues. She said: "We face a global threat in terrorism and organised crime. The creation of this new Commission role and Sir Julian's appointment to it speaks volumes. It highlights Britain's expertise and clout.  "This leading contribution on security matters will continue to be important post-Brexit,...


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Barnier a man we can work with (27th July 2016)

Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre has welcomed the appointment of France's Michel Barnier as the European Commission's chief negotiation on Brexit. The MEP for the West Midlands said the move was "broadly a positive". Miss McIntyre said: "Michel Barnier has worked well with Britain before; I believe we can work well with him now. "As Commissioner for the Internal Market, he co-operated very closely with my West Midlands colleague Malcolm Harbour who was chairman of the Internal Market Committee. He is a straight dealer and a decent man.  "We should take this broadly as a...


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English wine? That will be champion, says MEP McIntyre (18th July 2016)

West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre has been named a champion of English wine. The honour was bestowed by the UK Vineyards Association and the role involves encouraging and promoting the production and marketing of English wine. Miss McIntyre is herself a partner in a recently-planted vineyard in Herefordshire and sits on the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee. The Conservative MEP said she was delighted to become an English wine champion and looked forward to being a voice in Brussels for the domestic industry. She plans to promote English and...


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McIntyre condemns human rights records of Iranian Regime (15th July 2016)

  The European Union should sever all diplomatic and trade relations with Iran until the executions there end and human rights are respected. That was the message from Anthea McIntyre MEP to an International Conference for Free Iran held in Paris. She insisted European Commission officials should stop making trips to Iran to discuss commercial deals. It was sickening, she said, to see women officials discard their normal clothes just to appease the mullahs and adopt the dress code that imposed on millions of Iranian women against their free will. Miss McIntyre told her...


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