Where is the transparency? More EU smoke and mirrors…

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour today accused the European Union of ‘hiding behind smoke and mirrors and fancy words’ after failing with three bids to amend a report on its finances. Her comments came as MEPs scrutinised how billions of...

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Stop demonising diesel: Jill launches online petition

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has launched a petition calling on the Government to prevent councils from discriminating against drivers of diesel cars. She said: “There is a growing move to charge drivers of diesel cars extra for parking and...

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Excellent response on the Stoke on Trent doorstep

Jill Seymour spoke with Andrew Castle on the LBC radio breakfast show this morning about the Stoke on Trent Central by election campaign. She said UKIP was getting an excellent response on the doorstep from voters who felt they...

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What a farce! France throws its toys out of the pram

UKIP MEP Jill Seymour today slammed the latest example of European Union ‘silliness’ after France began legal proceedings against the EU - for formally adopting its new budget in the wrong country! The EU voted on the issue at its...

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Hare-brained free rail scheme should be scrapped

It was billed as the best birthday present an 18-year-old could ask for — and a means of repairing divisions within the European Union bloc. But plans to give teenagers a free train pass to travel across Europe for a...

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Warm welcome for plans to simplify train ticket prices

Plans to simplify rail fares on cross-country train routes have been warmly welcomed by UKIP’s Transport spokesman. Jill Seymour MEP described the Rail Delivery Group’s proposals as ‘a welcome dose of common sense’ and said they could save travellers hundreds...

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Councils must not be allowed to demonise diesel car drivers

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour has called on the Government to prevent councils from ‘demonising’ drivers of diesel vehicles with massive rises in parking charges. Her comments follow the launch of a pilot scheme in central London which will see...

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It’s time to start unravelling the EU’s transport policies

UKIP’s Transport spokesman Jill Seymour says she is keen to build a strong working relationship with the newly appointed chair of the European Parliament’s transport committee. French Green Party MEP Karima Delli (pictured) has been given the role for the...

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We must stop the war on the over-burdened British motorist

UKIP Transport spokesman Jill Seymour is calling on campaigners to end the ‘war on the British motorist’ after fresh road pricing proposals were unveiled. Mrs Seymour said calls to step up charging in cities such as London would cripple freight...

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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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