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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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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