UK must be attractive to electric car makers

UKIP is calling on the Government to make the UK a more attractive investment location for electric car manufacturers. Transport spokesman Jill Seymour, and small business spokesman Ernie Warrender, have raised concerns over the current lack of training schemes or...

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Scrooge tells Oliver Twist: No, you can’t have any more…

By Jill Seymour “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” We often find ourselves quoting Charles Dickens at this time of year, and that line seems particularly appropriate in 2017. It’s been 18 months since more...

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The EU is trying to drive British people out of their cars

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour has accused the European Union of trying to drive British people out of their cars in its quest to clamp down on vehicle emissions. The West Midlands MEP was speaking at the European parliament in...

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Rail price rise is penalising those who rely on public transport

UKIP’s transport spokesman Jill Seymour has condemned the latest inflation-busting rise in rail fares. The price of a train ticket in Britain will go up by an average of 3.4% from the start of January – the largest increase since...

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New driving test is a breach of the Highway Code

Changes to the UK driving test are encouraging motorists to break the Highway Code, according to UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour. Mrs Seymour, a West Midlands MEP, wrote to transport secretary Chris Grayling last month to raise her concerns. Now the...

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Local authorities must act on HS2 before it’s too late

  West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour is urging local authorities to follow the example being set by Stafford - and challenge the HS2 rail project before it is too late. Stafford Borough Council has set aside £65,000 to create a ‘fighting...

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