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At a fringe event today at the Conservative Party Conference, London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis called for more support to allow working mothers and other women to start up or grow their small businesses.
At the event, which was organised by Conservative Women in Small Enterprises and the independent think tank Women On , […]

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Conservative MEP for London, Marina Yannakoudakis, hosted a public meeting today at the European Parliament in Brussels for the child protection charity: the Lucy Faithfull Foundation. The aim of the meeting was to raise awareness of the foundation’s “Stop it now!” help line. The meeting was attended by the Hilary Eldridge, Chief Executive of the […]

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Yesterday the Treasury announced plans to take the European Central Bank to the
European Court of Justice over the ECB’s threat to companies based outside the eurozone trading in euro-dominated financial instruments.

Marina Yannakoudakis, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for
London, expressed her support for the Treasury’s legal action.

Mrs. Yannakoudakis said: […]

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In a vote in European Parliament committee today, Conservative MEP Marina
Yannakoudakis supported a report which aims to promote human rights for minority
groups. Mrs. Yannakoudakis showed her strong support for LGBT and women’s
rights and voted to stop violence against women.

Marina said; “I do not want to see any more […]

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Measures to create a wave of new female entrepreneurs have been set out in a report to the European Parliament by a Conservative MEP.

Marina Yannakoudakis started her own succesful small business before being elected MEP for London in 2009. She believes passionately that unleashing the potential of female entrpreneurship will not only mean greater […]

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BANISHING STEREOTYPES

The resolution drafted by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR, UK) calls on the European Commission to start by launching a campaign promoting women’s participation in the labour market by the creation of their own business. It also calls on the Commission and member states to establish a programme in order to help housewives, carers or […]

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Backing successful women as role models is vital for society, but Europe is not doing enough – writes Marina Yannakoudakis MEP

Entrepreneurs of both genders have to be, by definition, focused on their enterprise and committed to success. In the business world, those running their own companies are often far more dedicated than employees. They […]

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Brussels, 1st March 2011 –– Conservative Women’s Spokesman Marina Yannakoudakis MEPs has described today’s EU Court ruling on insurance premiums as ‘a setback for common sense’ and ‘a setback for women drivers’.

The European Court of Justice has upheld the opinion of its top adviser and said that singling out women for preferential treatment […]

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The right person for the job

On March 1, 2011

Brussels, 1st March 2011 –– Conservative Women’s Spokesman Marina Yannakoudakis MEP has welcomed EU Commissioner Reding’s self– regulatory initiative to get more women into top positions in boardrooms across the UK. The “Women on the Board for Europe” Pledge was set out today by the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights. Commissioner Reding said that she was […]

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