Monthly Archives: Mar 2012

New Yorkshire & The Humber MEP Rebecca Taylor takes up her duties in the European Parliament

The new Liberal Democrat MEP for Yorkshire and theHumber, Rebecca Taylor, has today taken up her new post in the European Parliament. Rebecca is replacing Diana Wallis who represented the region as a Lib Dem MEP for the past 12 years but resigned from the … Continue reading

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Car doors and cyclists

Last Friday, I was supposed to meet a friend for a drink, but he was unable to make it as his girlfriend had been knocked off her bike thanks to a driver opening their car door without looking. He went with her to hospital, where luckily it turned out …

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Car doors and cyclists

Last Friday, I was supposed to meet a friend for a drink, but he was unable to make it as his girlfriend had been knocked off her bike thanks to a driver opening their car door without looking. He went with her to hospital, where luckily it turned out …

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The budget is good news for Yorkshire and the Humber

Today, the Coalition government announced the budget, which contained good news for the Yorkshire and Humber region, the most relevant being:Increase in the personal tax allowance – people on typical Yorkshire and Humber incomes will see their personal…

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Jeanette Sunderland – fighting for Bradford

I’ve just spent the morning delivering leaflets on behalf of my fantastic regional colleague Jeanette Sunderland, who is the Liberal Democrat candidate in the parliamentary by-election in Bradford West. The by-election was triggered by the resignation …

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Jeanette Sunderland – fighting for Bradford

I’ve just spent the morning delivering leaflets on behalf of my fantastic regional colleague Jeanette Sunderland, who is the Liberal Democrat candidate in the parliamentary by-election in Bradford West. The by-election was triggered by the resignation …

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Almost there….

Most people probably do not realise that becoming an MEP following a resignation is not instantaneous. There are a few administrative hurdles to be overcome first. And for the Eurosceptics out there thinking “EU bureaucracy” I would hasten to add that …

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Almost there….

Most people probably do not realise that becoming an MEP following a resignation is not instantaneous. There are a few administrative hurdles to be overcome first. And for the Eurosceptics out there thinking “EU bureaucracy” I would hasten to add that …

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Job Advert: Parliamentary Assistant

Title: Accredited Parliamentary Assistant Location: BrusselsDetails: Liberal Democrat MEP Rebecca Taylor is seeking a Parliamentary Assistant to provide support for her work on the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee. Applicants must have:· …

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Lib Dem conference in Gateshead

Am now back home after Lib Dem Conference. The Sage Gateshead was a fantastic venue and it was lovely to run on the sunny banks of the Tyne on Saturday morning. I had a busy conference catching up with Yorkshire and Humber activists, having dinner with…

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