Encouraging women into small business was the topic of a speech made by Marina Yannakoudakis MEP to the Harrow Women’s Conference organised today by the Harrow Women’s Centre.

Marina explained how she ran a successful business for 20 years while raising three children: “Entrepreneurship gives you the flexibility to do the other things in life, […]

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Marina Yannakoudakis, MEP for London and Conservative Health Spokesman in the European Parliament, today welcomed European Commission proposals for clearer rules on information regarding prescription medicines.

The Commission has today produced revised proposals based on the recommendations of the European Parliament, including suggestions from Mrs. Yannakoudakis. The new proposals spell out the information that industry […]

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Marina Yannakoudakis, Conservative MEP for London, today visited William Davis Primary School in East London. Mrs. Yannakoudakis was accompanying EU Education Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou who was on a visit to London. Mrs. Yannakoudakis and Commissioner Vassiliou took part in a reading session with a group of children aged 6-10. The event was also attended by […]

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At a fringe event today at the Conservative Party Conference, London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis called for more people to volunteer to bolster their local communities.

“It’s important for everyone to their bit and to contribute to a bigger, stronger society,” said Mrs. Yannakoudakis at an event on the 2012 European Year of Volunteering organised […]

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At a fringe event today at the Conservative Party Conference, London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis put forward arguments for equality for LGBT people in public life.

At an event organised by Stonewall with LGBTory entitled “Ensuring LGBT representation in public life”, Mrs. Yannakoudakis said: “We’ve seen how Labour’s all women shortlists produced the identikit Blair […]

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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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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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