EU ‘backwards’ voting system is waste of our money

  UKIP MEP Jill Seymour has congratulated Italy’s Antonio Tajani on becoming president of the European Parliament – but questioned why it took the chamber a whole day’s business to elect him. Mr Tajani, a 63-year-old Conservative, was chosen as the...

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Honest motorists being hit by crazy new EU rules

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has slammed ‘crazy’ European Union rules which mean uninsured motorists must be given compensation if their cars are damaged. The Government has admitted it is powerless to prevent the regulations from being introduced in the...

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Travellers’ anger at rail ticket price rises is no surprise

UKIP transport spokesman Jill Seymour said: “It’s no surprise that rail travellers are voicing their anger at these inflation-busting price rises. “While their ticket prices continue to rise, the standard of customer service they are receiving continues to fall. “I have...

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What an incredible year – here’s to a Brexit-filled 2017

Jill's 2016 review.... Looking back on the past 12 months, it’s hard to grasp just how much has changed. We’re looking forward to a bright new future outside the European Union, we have a new Prime Minister, and there’s a feeling...

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Hands off British ports – UKIP’s message to the European Union

The latest attempts by the European Union to regulate British ports are a perfect illustration of why the UK voted for Brexit, according to UKIP’s Transport spokesman. Jill Seymour was speaking in a debate on ‘market access to port services...

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Latest EU railway proposals are ‘full of contradictions’

The EU’s latest proposals to create a single European railway area are ‘full of contradictions’, according to UKIP’s Transport spokesman Jill Seymour. She was speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg during a debate on opening the market for domestic...

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Support for action group fighting HS2 depot plans

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has pledged her full support to a new action group fighting controversial plans for an HS2 railhead in the Staffordshire countryside. The proposed depot for the high-speed railway has been earmarked for a site between...

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Time for a major rethink of the UK’s traffic management

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour is calling for a major rethink of traffic management on UK roads. It comes after two separate reports revealed how current systems are contributing to rising pollution and falling productivity. Transport information company Inrix identified more...

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Jill retains her Transport spokesman role in UKIP reshuffle

Jill Seymour MEP today pledged to keep up pressure against the HS2 rail link and fight ‘over-the-top’ intrusion from cameras on Britain’s roads, after being re-appointed as UKIP’s Transport Spokesman. Mrs Seymour, a West Midlands MEP, said she wanted to...

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Congratulations to new leader Paul Nuttall on his victory

West Midlands MEP and UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour said: “I would like to warmly congratulate Paul Nuttall on his victory. “As a long-term member and former deputy leader, he has immense experience and a great knowledge of the party;...

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