Enough is enough – stop treating drivers as cash cows

Britain’s road policing chief today declared that ‘enough is enough’ as he urged a zero-tolerance policy on speeding motorists. But UKIP’s transport spokesman Jill Seymour responded by saying that ‘enough is enough’ regarding the constant victimisation of road users, and...

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More inequality for the over-taxed British motorist?

Plans to charge road users of the basis of their age or financial means could be a breach of equalities legislation, according to UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour. She was responding to a report from the Association for Consultancy and...

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A ‘smart’ move to question changes to our motorways

  UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour is urging the Government to act on the results of a survey which shows the public still has ‘serious concerns’ about the roll-out of smart motorways. Almost 20,000 people responded to the AA survey over...

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Crazy new channel crossing idea is a bridge too far

Boris Johnson’s quest to build a new bridge linking the UK and France have been dismissed as ‘pie in the sky’ by UKIP’s transport spokesman. Jill Seymour MEP said: “When so much of our existing transport infrastructure here in the...

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Rail users are being ‘out priced’ by latest fare increases

UKIP’s transport spokesman Jill Seymour has said the Government are “Out Pricing” rail users 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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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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