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Conservative Member of the European Parliament Marina Yannakoudakis met with members of the Royal Logistical Corps today on a visit to the Regent’s Park Barracks in her London Constituency.

The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) provides logistic support functions to the British Army and is the largest corps in the army.

The 20 Transport […]

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Member of the European Parliament for London, Marina Yannakoudakis, visited the Beckenham and Penge Sea Cadets to learn more about how the sea cadets give young people confidence and inspiration by teaching them leadership skills and team work.

Marina, who went to school in Beckenham, was pleased to meet with local sea cadets who were […]

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Following  the arrest of the leader of the Liberal Democrat leader of Kingston Council, Terry Paton,  an ex-police officer and New Malden small business owner, was selected as the Conservative candidate for the Beverley Ward by-election.

Marina joined fellow Conservatives on one of the hottest days of the year to help get out the postal vote […]

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London MEP Marina Yannakoudakis visited Johnson & Johnson’s Innovation Centre in London, one of four regional hubs established this year to accelerate innovation across the healthcare landscape.

The centres promote collaboration between the world’s leading scientists and entrepreneurs. Johnson & Johnson chose London for its European hub as the UK is home to one of the world’s thriving life sciences ecosystems.

Marina said: “I […]

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Marina Yannakoudakis MEP visited the construction site of the new Whitechapel Station which will be part of the Crossrail transport project which will traverse London from East to West.

When completed in 2018 24 trains per hour will pass through the station taking commuters to and from, Shenfield, Abbey Wood, Maidenhead and Heathrow Airport.

Marina […]

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An answer to a detailed question put forward by Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis revealed the massive cost of chauffeuring EU diplomats posted abroad.

In her answer to Mrs. Yannakoudakis’ question, EU foreign affairs supremo Baroness Ashton, herself paid over £250,000 a year, revealed that one of the European External Action Service’s drivers was paid €6,050 […]

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Marina meets European Sikhs

On June 27, 2013

Marina met with Sikhs from across Europe who came to the European Parliament to discuss human rights abuses against Sikhs and those Sikhs facing the death penalty in India.

Marina has expressed her position to the death penalty imposed on Balwant Singh Rajoana and has Continue Reading

As a member of the environment committee and European Friends of Israel, Marina hosted a public conference on the Dead Sea in the European Parliament.

The Dead Sea is rapidly shrinking, its coastlines are collapsing and its water is becoming too salty.

Marina welcomed to the European Parliament Mayor Dov Litvinoff, who is the Head of […]

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The European Commission’s Visitor Centre in Brussels has 30,000 fewer visitors a year than the Keswick Pencil Museum in spite of being free and having recently benefitted from a €1 million (£853,000) upgrade.

In its response to a written question by […]

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Pie and Mash shops across the capital can breathe a sigh of relief as a damaging EU-wide ban on eel fishing was blocked in the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee today.

British Conservative members of the committee opposed an outright ban put forward by Swedish Green MEP Isabella Lövin. Struan Stevenson MEP said that “Imposing an […]

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