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Good news for holidaymakers as roaming charges end

On the eve of roaming charges ending, West Midlands MEP and Consumer Spokesman Daniel Dalton welcomed the end to shock phone bills for people travelling to other EU countries from the UK. 

Lawmakers must put small business first

The impact of new laws on small businesses needs more attention, a high-level policy forum chaired by West Midlands Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre heard.

MEP backs British farmers

West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton is calling on farmers to be ‘front and centre’ of Brexit negotiations and has today launched a consultation with the NFU in the region for ideas on the future of farming.

Brexit minister to hold regular meetings with Conservative MEPs

The Minister for Exiting the European Union, David Jones, said today he wanted to hold regular meetings with Conservative MEPs as the Brexit process moves forward.

Mr Jones was discussing the way forward with MEPs in Brussels for the first time since taking up his ministerial post.

MEPs inspect West Midlands car industry

Influential MEPs considering the EU response to the Volkswagen emissions scandal have visited two car manufacturers in the West Midlands.

The delegation, led by West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton, visited Jaguar Land Rover in Solihull and Aston Martin in Gaydon.

Simpler rules mean growth and jobs

Simpler legislation and greater flexibility are the only way to ensure that Europe's economy grows and unemployment falls, MEPs were warned.