How can HS2 possibly need SEVENTEEN PR companies?

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour today demanded to know why an astonishing SEVENTEEN different PR agencies have been appointed to work on the HS2 project – all funded by the taxpayer. The Department of Transport disclosed the information in response...

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Government refuses to block diesel driver demonisation

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour says she is ‘saddened and disappointed’ at the Government’s refusal to act against the growing demonisation of diesel drivers. She launched a petition calling on parliament to prevent local authorities from being able to impose...

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It’s not cabotage – it’s sabotage! We must protect our hauliers

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour is calling for urgent Government action to protect British hauliers against the growing menace of ‘cabotage’ from foreign drivers. Cabotage rules permit hauliers from any EU country to carry out limited jobs in other member...

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Budget fails to give an inspiring outlook for the future

Jill's verdict on Chancellor Philip Hammond's budget statement: "It would have been nice to say 'what a great budget', but sadly we can't. "On the up side, there is money available for care and the NHS, but I suspect that there...

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Where is the transparency? More EU smoke and mirrors…

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour today accused the European Union of ‘hiding behind smoke and mirrors and fancy words’ after failing with three bids to amend a report on its finances. Her comments came as MEPs scrutinised how billions of...

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Stop demonising diesel: Jill launches online petition

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has launched a petition calling on the Government to prevent councils from discriminating against drivers of diesel cars. She said: “There is a growing move to charge drivers of diesel cars extra for parking and...

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Excellent response on the Stoke on Trent doorstep

Jill Seymour spoke with Andrew Castle on the LBC radio breakfast show this morning about the Stoke on Trent Central by election campaign. She said UKIP was getting an excellent response on the doorstep from voters who felt they...

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What a farce! France throws its toys out of the pram

UKIP MEP Jill Seymour today slammed the latest example of European Union ‘silliness’ after France began legal proceedings against the EU - for formally adopting its new budget in the wrong country! The EU voted on the issue at its...

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Hare-brained free rail scheme should be scrapped

It was billed as the best birthday present an 18-year-old could ask for — and a means of repairing divisions within the European Union bloc. But plans to give teenagers a free train pass to travel across Europe for a...

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Warm welcome for plans to simplify train ticket prices

Plans to simplify rail fares on cross-country train routes have been warmly welcomed by UKIP’s Transport spokesman. Jill Seymour MEP described the Rail Delivery Group’s proposals as ‘a welcome dose of common sense’ and said they could save travellers hundreds...

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