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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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