I have been successful in my bid to get elected to #LibDem federal policy committee! Thanks to everyone who gave me high preference votes.

About 4 hours ago from Rebecca Taylor's Twitter via Twitter for Android

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Liberal Democrats stand up for British trade & jobs; UKIP and Eurosceptic Tories pretend you can have your cake and eat it

Following a number of Twitter exchanges about trade with Eurosceptics (mostly UKIP supporters), I decided I needed a bit more than 140 characters to properly address this crucial topic.

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Good news for tobacco control; less so for e-cigarettes

Today I abstained on the final Tobacco Products Directive vote.  My position on this Directive has always been clear: I wanted strong tobacco control measures and sensible regulation of e-cigarettes.   I was therefore not willing to vote against the Directive …

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Outdated, outmoded and increasingly inaccurate: is it time follow our European neighbours and say goodbye to "Miss"?

It has long been unfair that women can be identified by their marital status through the use of  “Miss” or “Mrs” whereas men cannot via “Mr”. “Ms” was introduced as an alternative for both married and unmarried women, although is not universally used or liked.

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MEPs welcome funding boost for Yorkshire project

Yorkshire & Humber Liberal Democrat MEPs Edward McMillan-Scott and Rebecca Taylor have welcomed €300m EU funding for Yorkshire’s White Rose carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. The pioneering project in Selby, North Yorkshire qualified for a grant under a scheme …

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Rebecca Taylor: Greater corporate transparency on the way thanks to the EU

Rebecca Taylor, Lib Dem MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber, has successfully pushed through measures that will lead to better transparency for large companies. The European Parliament adopted rules that will require around 6000 large companies across Europe to report …

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MEPs vote to scrap mobile roaming charges in EU by December 2015

The European Parliament has voted to scrap mobile roaming charges in the EU by December 2015 following a successful campaign by Liberal Democrat MEPs. Current EU caps on roaming charges have saved consumers across the EU an estimated £8bn since …

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ALDE-reaction to the S&D proposal on the investment plan


A day after the presentation of the ALDE Recovery and Investment Act, the S&D group presented their contribution today.

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EU should not underestimate its power when dealing with Russia

EU should not underestimate its power when dealing with Russia

ALDE MEP, Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS (Liberal’s Movement of Lithuania), calls for unity of EU Member States, which should double their efforts in supporting Eastern Partners. In his opinion, this is the right way to deal with Putin’s Russia:

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ALDE launches a recovery & investment plan of 700 billion euros

Today, the President of the ALDE Group Guy Verhofstadt, launched ALDE’s “European Investment and Recovery Act”.

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