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Westminster Matters

Easter Parliamentary recess allows me to spend more time on Anglesey and engage with people on a range of issues.

One such issue is the need to focus on the future and give our young people hope as we come out of a global recession. 304 more words

Albert Owen

First Days School

The first day school, 01April 2014, I thought that it would be only “Penerimaan Mahasiswa Baru” then go home, turned out, it was a full day school -.-;; 483 more words

FEB

EU promises 'strictest' curbs on high-frequency trading

The EU’s financial chief has promised some of the toughest curbs on the controversial use of high-frequency trading highlighted by author Michael Lewis in Flash Boys. 167 more words

What an MEP really costs

Now that Nigel Farage is in the news again this week over his row with The Times about their claims he abused his European parliament expenses account, I decided to look up  what an MEP can and cannot claim in expenses. 676 more words

Observations

GREENS WIN VOTE FOR SAFER ROADS FOR CYCLISTS

The European Parliament have voted to support Green Party measures which will improve the design of lorries to make them safer for cyclists.

The new legislation, on the dimensions of trucks in Europe, will force manufactures to improve windows and mirrors to heighten cyclists’ visibility – which in turn could save hundreds of lives in London and across Europe. 216 more words

National News

Euro Elections and "Election Promises"

Euro elections (at least in the UK) often suffer from being a referendum on the National Government. It seems that the parties are now joining this view and consequently putting forward dodgy or irrelevant election leaflets. 343 more words

Selected Posts

A MORAL HARASSMENT BY A MEP: A NEW JUDICIAL DECISION

In December 2013, the European Civil Service Tribunal (ECST) ruled in favour of an Accredited Parliamentary Assistant (APA), who, supported by Union Syndicale, introduced an appeal against the European Parliament (EP) on grounds of moral harassment by her supervisor, an influential MEP. 610 more words

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