May 4th 2009 - Organisation of Working Time

Delivered by Derek Clark on 4 May 2009

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Debate - Organisation of Working Time. On Feb 18th President Klaus remarked, "the EU structure is a dogma which contradicts the experience of heritage" Well, member states have a heritage, they do things their own way, including the way people work.

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Feb 4th 2009 - EU's future policy on Climate change

Delivered by Derek Clark on 4 February 2009

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Debate - The Future begins today - EU's future policy on Climate change. A mystique bordering on a religious creed has grown up around alleged global warming.

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Dec 15th 2008 - Debate; Working Time Directive

Delivered by Derek Clark on 15 December 2008

Speech to Parliament Strasbourg Mon Dec 15th 2008 Debate; Working Time Directive Mr President, the Working Time Directive is a waste of time, it has been going round since before I became an MEP, shortly after which a minister from the UK Work & Pensions Dept asked me to support HMG's position,- to retain the opt-outs. Naturally I did so, I still do and I am in good company with other countries which also wish to retain opt-outs.

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October 20th 2008 - Temporary Worker Agencies

Delivered by Derek Clark on 20 October 2008

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Speech to Parliament Strasbourg Oct 20th 2008 Debate; Temporary Worker Agencies Madam President this has been batted to and fro between the Commission and Council right from 2002,- 6 years.

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Oct 8th 2008 - Doha Round, WTO Trade Talks Collapse

Delivered by Derek Clark on 20 October 2008

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Speech to Parliament Brussels Oct 8th 2008 Debate; Doha Round, WTO Trade Talks Collapse The EU likes to throw its weight around when it comes to trade.

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Sept 25th 2008 - Social Package (second part), cross border healthcare

Delivered by Derek Clark on 25 September 2008

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Speech to Parliament Brussels Sept 25th 2008 Debate; Social Package (second part), cross border healthcare The central feature of this package, travelling for non hospital treatment outside the home country, funding is by the home country but limited to the amount it would have cost there. So a patient benefits by going to where the treatment is cheaper, as long as it is better treatment.

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Sept 24th 2008 - The Threat to British Shipping

Delivered by Derek Clark on 24 September 2008

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Debate: - An (Electronic) Bridge over Troubled Waters or, The Threat to British Shipping. Well, says Derek Clark MEP, UK waters were peaceful enough until the CFP got to work and virtually destroyed our fishing industry.

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Sept 23rd 2008 - Maritime transport

Delivered by Derek Clark on 23 September 2008

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Speech to Parliament Brussels Sept 23rd 2008 Joint Debate, Maritime transport What is this Madam President, "A bridge over troubled waters?" For the UK it was peaceful waters until the CFP got to work and near destroyed our fishing industry. Now you want to ruin our maritime trade.

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Sept 9th 2008 - Conditions of entry and residence of Third Country Nationals

Delivered by Derek Clark on 9 September 2008

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Speech to Employment committee Brussels Sept 9th 2008 Debate: Conditions of entry and residence of Third Country Nationals for the purposes of highly qualified employment.

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9th Sept 2008 - Sanctions against employers of Illegally Staying Third Country Nationals

Delivered by Derek Clark on 9 September 2008

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Speech to Employment Committee Brussels 9th Sept 2008 Debate: Sanctions against employers of Illegally Staying Third Country Nationals.

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