RT @costajoaoda @RTaylor_LibDem Ukip is siding with those standing against all UK &European values of democracy,liberalism and equality.revealing true face

About 53 minutes ago from Rebecca Taylor's Twitter via Twitter for iPad

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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Outdated, outmoded and increasingly inaccurate: is it time follow our European neighbours and say goodbye to "Miss"?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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EP Foreign Affairs Committee gives green light to EU-Moldova agreement

EU – Moldova agreement to accelerate reforms and the European agenda

The Foreign Affairs Committee in the European Parliament approved this morning the Association Agreement between EU and Republic of Moldova.

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Verhofstadt happy that Bulc will be in charge of ALDE top priority

Guy Verhofstadt, group leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats, is very satisfied that the Slovenian Commissioner-designate Violeta Bulc was assigned the Transport portfolio.

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EU Ebola screening only part of the solution

Charles Goerens MEP, who was recently selected as the European Parliament’s Rapporteur for Ebola, has reacted to today’s proposal for an Ebola summit of EU Health Ministers this Thursday:

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