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Bill Newton Dunn

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Taking Organs from executed prisoners in China. A change coming? NEW
Bill Newton Dunn 6 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
In Strasbourg on 22nd April, I listened to a lunchtime talk given by the World Medicine Association. The WMA, founded in 1947 and based in Geneva, represents all the doctors of the world and concentrates on “medical ethics”.  China was a...
MEPs’ assistants NEW
Bill Newton Dunn 6 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
There has, rightly, been an outcry against the confidential auditors’ report about dubious assistants employed by some MEPs.  Being a member of the parliament’s Budgetary Control committee, I read the full report – in a sealed room...
Airport security NEW
Bill Newton Dunn 6 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
My Spanish Liberal MEP colleague, Ignasi Guardens, has started a potentially major court case. You may not know that the stringent new regulations for airport security, brought in last year all over Europe, which include the ban on carrying liquids,...
Our region is the most obese – in the whole of Europe ! NEW
Bill Newton Dunn 6 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 7 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Attended the regular quarterly of the East Midlands Regional Assembly at Melton Mowbray. Am horrified to hear the report by Regional Health Authority – who tell us that our region is the most obese not just in the whole of the UK but the most o...
How to Reduce Aircraft Emissions at a stroke NEW
Bill Newton Dunn 6 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
At a briefing for MEPs given by EASA (the European Air safety Agency) we are told that they “can reduce aircraft emissions by 12% at a stroke”. Challenged to explain how, the answer is to create a single European air space”. At pres...
Hoping to defeat Climate Change with Technology, and ever-faster computers NEW
Bill Newton Dunn 6 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Lunch with one of the men who will take over when Bill Gates retires from Microsoft in June. Asked about Climate Change, he says the world’s only hope is a technology breakthrough and the problem which worries him out is whether the breakthroug...
Who buys Viagra and why? NEW
Bill Newton Dunn 6 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
At a briefing for MEPs by Pfizer, the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, we hear about the fake medicines which are starting to find their way into chemist shops and appear to be in genuine packaging. The speaker also said that Pfizer also...
Welcome… NEW
Bill Newton Dunn 6 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Welcome to my Blog. It’s purpose is to provide you with occasional valuable snippets of information which I come across in my role as the MEP for the East Midlands. It does not try to be a diary of every event. I hope you find some of it useful. Yo...