In a speech to the European Parliament today, London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis told fellow Euro MPs about the UK government’s efforts to improve water quality in Britain’s rivers, especially the River Thames. Speaking in Strasbourg, Mrs. Yannakoudakis said:
“I am pleased to note that in my home constituency of London the water quality of […]Continue Reading →
Strasbourg, 10th March 2010 — European Parliament plans to grant pregnant women twenty weeks of maternity leave on full pay have been shelved pending a full impact assessment, following demands by the European Conservatives and Reformists group.
Marina Yannakoudakis MEP, ECR women’s committee coordinator, said that she hoped the extra time would enable MEPs to […]Continue Reading →
London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis has given her support to a World Horse Welfare initiative that seeks to end the cruel long-distance transport of Europe’s most vulnerable horses.
Marina has signed a written declaration in the European Parliament calling for an urgent review of EU legislation governing the welfare of animals being transported to slaughter.
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EU proposals to increase maternity leave to a minimum of 18 weeks – shelved before the European elections – have been revived, Marina Yannakoudakis, women`s committee spokesman and Milan Cabrnoch, employment spokesman for the European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament, warned today.
The Women`s Committee has this morning debated the proposals which […]Continue Reading →
‘One who is another’s property, helpless victim of some dominating influence’, you might be forgiven for thinking this is the definition of trafficking. In fact it`s the definition of Slavery. Something we all thought was long since abolished. Trafficking is today`s slavery. Trafficking of people, be it women, men or children is a criminal offence […]Continue Reading →
Marina Yannakoudakis was elected as a new Conservative MEP for London
in the early hours of Monday June 8th 2009.
She is one of three Conservative MEPs for London – she will join her
colleagues Charles Tannock and Syed Kamall in the European Parliament.
“I am delighted to have been elected […]
"This puts habeas corpus, the foundation of our British legal system, under threat.
"In theory the accused could have the right to appeal or have a re-trial in the foreign court, but I wonder how fair this would really be.
"If elected I would fight to defend our basic freedom and the right […]Continue Reading →