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New Rules to Prevent another Car Emission Scandal Approved

West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton won backing yesterday from the European Parliament for new measures that will ensure vehicles continue to meet emissions and safety standards once out of the showroom. The revised rules aim to prevent another vehicle emissions … Continue reading

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Rule Change Means British Jobs Need Not be Advertised Aboard

Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre has secured key amendments to rules governing a Europe-wide job website used by EU migrants seeking work in Britain. The European Parliament today approved changes, which allow employers to choose whether or not to post vacancies … Continue reading

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Local MEP to Lead on Emissions Clean Up

West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton will be overseeing the European Parliament’s response to new proposals on type approval of cars in the wake of last year’s emissions scandal. The Commission proposals published at the end of January included measures to … Continue reading

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Local MEP Sees through New Measures to Tackle Black Economy

West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre is backing new measures to crack down on the black economy after securing a number of key changes to the proposals. The European Parliament has approved proposals aimed at improving collaboration between Europe’s national enforcement … Continue reading

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Conservatives See off Plans to Regulate Washing up Gloves

West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre is celebrating after Conservative MEPs deflected EU plans to regulate household items such as umbrellas and washing up gloves in the same way as industrial safety equipment. The EU has had rules governing the manufacturing … Continue reading

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Local Conservative MEP Launches Report Aimed at Helping Small Businesses to Trade in Europe

West Midlands Conservative MEP Daniel Dalton has launched his report aimed at tackling non-tariff barriers within the EU at a public hearing in the European Parliament. The draft report highlights areas where small businesses trying to trade in another member … Continue reading

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Local MEP Hails EU’s Huge Hospital Investment

West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre has welcomed a decision by the European Investment Bank to pump 108 million pounds into the building of a new major hospital in the West Midlands. Once open in three years’ time the brand new … Continue reading

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