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Marina Yannakoudakis, Conservative MEP for London, today spoke out against European Parliament proposals for an EU financial transaction tax.

Marina has long opposed an EU Tobin Tax which she believes would harm Europe’s competitiveness and drive business out of the EU, especially from her constituency of London. She voted against the tax in today’s ballot […]

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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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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 […]

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