It’s time for sex criminals to feel the full wrath of the law

Telford-based MEP Jill Seymour today called for an urgent cross-party public inquiry after new reports once again painted the town as the sex crime capital of Britain. Mrs Seymour first met with local police superintendent Tom Harding back in 2016...

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HS2: The mystery of the missing rush-hour seats

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has called for an urgent investigation into the funding of HS2 after a new report highlighted plans to dramatically cut the number of rush-hour seats. Back in 2013, a report from the Department for Transport...

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Shame that the EU is incapable of collaborative approach

Claims that holders of a UK driving licence could be banned from roads in mainland Europe after Brexit have been condemned by UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour. A presentation made by the European Commission this week said Brexit would mean the...

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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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