Prove the need for 20mph speed limits on London roads

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has challenged London’s authorities to provide undisputed evidence which justifies their quest to impose a 20mph speed limit on the city’s busiest roads. The policy is part of ‘Vision Zero’, a collaboration between London mayor...

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Bright sparks need to rethink electric car charging plans

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour has called for more ‘joined-up thinking’ from Government departments to prevent their latest electric vehicle growth plans from blowing a fuse. Mrs Seymour, a West Midlands MEP, was responding to news of plans to fit...

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Clean air plans could muddy the waters for car industry

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour has voiced serious concerns over plans to introduce a new Clean Air Zone in Birmingham. Mrs Seymour, a West Midlands MEP, said the city council’s new proposals would disproportionately impact drivers with relatively new cars. She...

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Rail fares: We need full and fair pricing competition

Rail prices will only start to fall in the UK if ticket sales are opened up to full and fair competition, according to UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour. She welcomed news of a public consultation aimed at making ticketing fairer...

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Time for the Government to come clean over state of HS2

The Government is trying to pretend that HS2 is on schedule – when in reality it’s mired in behind-the-scenes disagreements, and has absolutely no chance of being finished on time or on budget. That’s the claim made by UKIP transport...

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Why our railway franchise plans are on the wrong track

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour has accused the Government of ‘selling out’ British companies after inviting more overseas firms to bid for the running of UK rail franchises. The Government has granted bidding rights to a trio of continental train...

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Britain’s road network is in a ‘hole’ lot of trouble

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour has called for an urgent injection of cash to repair Britain’s crumbling road network, as the number of potholes reaches record-breaking levels. Mrs Seymour, an MEP for the West Midlands, said it was time that...

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Excellent opportunity to ‘get shot of the driver CPC’

Brexit is presenting the British haulage industry with an excellent opportunity to get rid of the ‘damaging’ Certificate of Professional Competence, according to UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour. She said: “It has brought misery and hardship to countless drivers in...

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It’s time for sex criminals to feel the full wrath of the law

Telford-based MEP Jill Seymour today called for an urgent cross-party public inquiry after new reports once again painted the town as the sex crime capital of Britain. Mrs Seymour first met with local police superintendent Tom Harding back in 2016...

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HS2: The mystery of the missing rush-hour seats

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has called for an urgent investigation into the funding of HS2 after a new report highlighted plans to dramatically cut the number of rush-hour seats. Back in 2013, a report from the Department for Transport...

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