Mixed bag for road users announced in the 2017 Budget

Philip Hammond’s budget has served up a mixed bag of measures for road users, according to UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour. She welcomed the investment in more charging points to keep pace with the growth in demand for electric cars,...

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Electric cars: Remove red tape and let market take its course

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour has called on British industry leaders to help speed up the roll-out of electric car charging points. Speaking in the European Parliament at Strasbourg, she said: “I’ve been calling for railways to be electrified, but...

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Traffic lights on motorways? It just doesn’t make sense

Plans to install traffic lights on motorways to ease rush hour congestion have been slammed as ‘ridiculous’ by UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour. Highways England plans to install lights at the junction of the M6 and M62 near Warrington, to...

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Save Rudolph . . . ‘Sleigh’ HS2. Petition is launched

West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour has launched a petition calling for Government intervention to prevent the largest herd of reindeer outside Scandinavia from being culled. The ‘Save Rudolph – Sleigh HS2’ campaign is a bid to prevent Blithbury Lodge in...

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