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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BA debacle: Why the chief executive should resign

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour today called for the resignation of British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz following the catastrophic failure of its computer systems over the bank holiday weekend. She said: “British Airways represents the United Kingdom across the...

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Manston Airport plans prove UKIP lives up to its promises

A £100 million investment plan to revive aviation at Manston Airport in Kent would not have been possible without the tireless campaigning of UKIP councillors, according to the party’s transport spokesman Jill Seymour. An American logistics company has today unveiled...

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Why I’ve decided not to stand in the 2017 General Election

UKIP MEP Jill Seymour will not be putting herself forward as a candidate at the 2017 general election. The Shropshire-based MEP, who fought The Wrekin seat in 2015, cited ‘family and personal reasons’ for the decision. She said she would instead...

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When it comes to a ‘coalition of chaos’, you won’t beat HS2

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour today expressed her ‘frustration and disappointment’ after Theresa May insisted she remained absolutely committed to the HS2 rail project. Mrs Seymour said: “The Prime Minister wants to paint herself as a strong leader – yet...

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Brexit is NOT about turning our backs on Europe…

Jill Seymour says... Everyone seems to be trying to predict what life is going to be like for families and businesses over the next few years. And the phrase which keeps popping up in conversation is “When we are out of...

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Why I believe the Thames Crossing proposal should be scrapped

Jill Seymour MEP, UKIP's Transport Spokesman, has called on the Government to reject the proposed third Thames Crossing in Thurrock. She is the first national figure from any of the major political parties to call for the Thames Crossing...

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