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A London Conservative MEP has spoken out today against EU plans which could devalue British pensions and force major insurance companies to move abroad.

It was reported today that the UK’s biggest insurer, London-based Prudential, might move its headquarters to Hong Kong if the EU introduces measures to force insurance companies to hold millions of […]

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The fate of those who went missing during following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 was under discussion when the UK branch of Committee of Missing Persons in Cyprus met with Finchley and Golders Green MP Mike Freer and Conservative MEP for London Marina Yannakoudakis on Friday.

The Chairman of the United Kingdom Committee […]

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Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis has today condemned nonsensical EU rules which are threatening jobs at Tate & Lyle’s Silvertown refinery in her London constituency.

EU preferential access to sugar cane from the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states and least developed countries (LDCs) was originally seen as a way of helping developing countries […]

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Following reports of recent arrests for homosexual
acts in the northern part of Cyprus Marina Yannakoudakis MEP wrote to Turkish Cypriot leader Dr. Derviş Eroğlu condemning the arrests, calling for charges to be dropped and asking for a moratorium on further arrests. The Conservative MEP for London, who has been campaigning for the repeal […]

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A Conservative MEP who has been campaigning for the repeal of the ban on homosexuality in the northern part of Cyprus today condemned the latest arrests on the island for “unnatural intercourse”.

Marina Yannakoudakis, Conservative MEP for London, has been lobbying Turkish Cypriot leader Dr. Derviş Eroğlu to repeal the ban on homosexuality in the […]

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In a speech to the European Parliament today, Conservative MEP for London Marina Yannakoudakis criticised calls for the EU flag to be worn of the uniforms of EU Member State athletes.

She also suggested that the EU should focus on growth and jobs rather than meddling in sport. The “European Dimension in Sport” report has […]

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“Green transport will help London meet its obligations on EU air pollution regulations,” said London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis on a visit to the Wrightbus factory today.
Marina visited the vehicle factory in Ballymena, Northern Ireland which is currently constructing the New Bus for London, inspired by the iconic Routemaster. The bus, as well […]

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Men are naturally more corrupt than women and the EU should have control over who succeeds to the British throne. These were just two of the suggestions made by the European Parliament’s Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee when debating draft proposals on women in political decision making.

An amendment to the draft report tabled […]

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-The European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted today on a draft report on “Women and Climate Change”. An amendment to the committee’s opinion was tabled by Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans and Finnish Green MEP stating that “population growth has an impact on greenhouse gas emissions and highlights the need to adequately respond to any unmet […]

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Speaking at a City of London event at the Guildhall today, EU internal market commissioner Michel Barnier called on the City to play ‘the European game’ in a wide-ranging speech on the commission’s agenda for financial services.

London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis warned that the commissioner’s presumption that financial services is a European – rather […]

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