Hospital parking charge increases are ‘beyond disgusting’

Shropshire-based MEP Jill Seymour has called for an urgent investigation into the huge rise in parking charges being introduced at the county’s two main hospitals. She described the inflation-busting increases at the Royal Shrewsbury and Princess Royal hospitals as ‘beyond...

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Jill retains Transport brief under new UKIP leader

New UKIP leader Henry Bolton has announced his front bench team to take UKIP forward - and Jill Seymour has retained her role as Transport spokesman. Also included is be a leadership group of Margot Parker MEP, as Deputy leader and Jim...

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I’m backing Henry – Jill’s choice for new UKIP leader

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has endorsed former soldier and policeman Henry Bolton as her preferred candidate to become the party’s new leader. She said: “I believe he is clearly the most credible candidate to lead the party into a...

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Anti-car London mayor Sadiq Khan is taking drivers for a ride

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour is urging drivers to reject the ‘anti-car proposals’ contained in London mayor Sadiq Khan’s blueprint for the capital city’s road network. She said the under-publicised Mayor’s Transport Strategy included a host of measures designed to...

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More than 100,000 view ‘HS2 Disaster’ film in first week

A hard-hitting new film highlighting the families whose lives are being ruined by the ‘HS2 Disaster’ has been viewed by more than 100,000 people in its first week. An accompanying petition calling on transport secretary Chris Grayling to cancel HS2...

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Film and petition launched in a last-ditch bid to halt HS2

Jill Seymour has launched a last-ditch bid to halt the HS2 ‘vanity project’ with a hard-hitting video and new petition. Mrs Seymour, who sits on the European Union’s transport committee, today unveiled a film which tells tearjerking stories of people’s...

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Government is betraying rail users with latest U-turn

West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour has accused the Government of betraying rail travellers by scrapping plans to electrify lines across large parts of the UK. Plans to modernise three busy lines - from Cardiff to Swansea, the Midland mainline and...

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Time to stop treating drivers like ‘wallets on wheels’

West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour has called on councils to deliver a fairer deal for drivers after new research revealed many local authorities are treating motorists like ‘wallets on wheels’. She was responding to a report from the AA which...

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Sour grapes from scaremongering airline boss

  Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has been accused of scaremongering after claiming there could be no flights from Britain to Europe when the UK leaves the European Union. West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour, who sits on the EU’s transport committee, said:...

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We must not risk running our haulage firms off the road

Jill Seymour told the European Parliament in Brussels that is it vital we do not run small and medium sized transport businesses off our roads. Here is what she told the chamber: "CO2 emissions across the transport sector need to...

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