The West Midlands-based National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS) is to participate in the current review into gun laws across Europe. Experts will give evidence to the EU rapporteur who is currently examining and amending proposed legislation announced in the aftermath of the Paris attacks in November.
An information session on Britain's impending EU referendum on Thursday 7 January drew a packed audience and was declared a great success and will now be the launchpad for a series of similar meeting across the West Midlands.
Anthea McIntyre spoke of her dismay today after a socialist-led coalition of MEPs blocked a request from Conservatives for an emergency debate to be held in the European Parliament this afternoon on the plight of the steel industry.
West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton has been tasked with writing a European Parliament report on non-tariff barriers in the single market. The report for the Internal Market Committee is aimed at identifying areas where the single market is not working properly.
Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre has expressed alarm over potential implications of a new European court ruling on workers' hours. The judgment published by the European Court of Justice rules that travelling time to and from jobs must be counted as part of the working day for employees who do not have a regular fixed place of work.
Anthea McIntyre MEP today welcomed an announcement that plans for a set of EU rules on maternity leave have finally been dropped. Conservatives have consistently opposed the proposals on the grounds that countries should be allowed to decide their own maternity arrangements, instead of having a set of conditions imposed by Brussels.
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