Jill Seymour resigns as UKIP Transport spokesman

Jill Seymour MEP has resigned her position as UKIP Transport spokesman, with immediate effect. The West Midlands MEP has held the post since being elected to the European Parliament in 2014, but says she is ‘struggling to be loyal to...

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Rail fare rises: Will they lead to more broken promises?

UKIP’s transport spokesman Jill Seymour has condemned the latest inflation-busting rise in rail fares, describing them as the fore-runner for another year of broken promises. The price of a train ticket in Britain will go up by an average of...

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EU road charging on HGVs will only push prices up

The EU's plans for road charging on heavy goods vehicles will only push prices up. That's what Jill Seymour told the European Parliament during a debate in Strasbourg.

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Charity should begin at home for bankrolling road repairs

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour is calling on the Government to stop bankrolling investment in overseas roads – when so many parts of the UK’s own surfaces are in such a bad state of repair. She was responding to a...

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Royal wedding critics have their priorities all wrong

West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour has slammed critics of today’s royal wedding who have branded it a waste of taxpayers’ money. And she accused the Daily Star newspaper of spiteful and appalling behaviour by handing out souvenir sick bags “for...

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Closing A&E units due to staff shortages is a scandal

By Jill Seymour So now we know. Overnight accident and emergency services at Telford’s Princess Royal Hospital are due to close for at least six months, from November. This simply cannot be allowed to happen. It is a scandal, in...

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Halting HS2 remains at heart of UKIP policy – WATCH VIDEO

WATCH VIDEO BELOW: Here is Jill Seymour's transport policy speech at the UKIP conference, held in Birmingham.  

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Another HS2 shambles, wasting OUR money

The decision to allow thousands of young trees to die in the summer heatwave is the latest example of a shambolic lack of common sense among the team behind HS2, according to UKIP’s Transport spokesman. Jill Seymour MEP has criticised...

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Don’t just delay HS2 legislation – scrap it altogether!

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour says the £56-billion HS2 ‘white elephant’ project is falling apart – and has called on the Government to cut its losses and scrap it altogether. Mrs Seymour, who has been campaigning against HS2 from the...

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No amount of money could make HS2 ‘worthwhile’

By Jill Seymour MEP It’s now being recommended that ministers should spend an extra £43 billion to make the construction of HS2 ‘worthwhile’. Worthwhile? You must be joking. No amount of money – our money - could possibly make this white...

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