Electric cars: Remove red tape and let market take its course

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour has called on British industry leaders to help speed up the roll-out of electric car charging points. Speaking in the European Parliament at Strasbourg, she said: “I’ve been calling for railways to be electrified, but...

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Traffic lights on motorways? It just doesn’t make sense

Plans to install traffic lights on motorways to ease rush hour congestion have been slammed as ‘ridiculous’ by UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour. Highways England plans to install lights at the junction of the M6 and M62 near Warrington, to...

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Save Rudolph . . . ‘Sleigh’ HS2. Petition is launched

West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour has launched a petition calling for Government intervention to prevent the largest herd of reindeer outside Scandinavia from being culled. The ‘Save Rudolph – Sleigh HS2’ campaign is a bid to prevent Blithbury Lodge in...

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An arrogant and disgraceful misuse of public money

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has called for an urgent investigation into the funding of HS2 after the National Audit Office found evidence of unauthorised redundancy payments worth nearly £2 million. Chief financial officer Steve Allen announced he would be stepping...

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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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