Anthea McIntyre MEP

Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands

Anthea is far from your average MEP. With a formidable background in business and an impressive track record in community and voluntary work, she's also highly experienced in politics. A champion of pragmatic conservatism, Anthea has been a lifelong member of the Conservative Party.

Taking her seat as an MEP in December 2011, Anthea was appointed as the Conservative Employment Spokesman in January 2012. Re-elected by the people of the West Midlands in May 2014, She serves on the Agriculture committee and is the Employment spokesperson in the European Parliament.

Anthea McIntyre MEP addresses a Business Breakfast in Nuneaton

Her background as a Party Campaigner is extensive and includes periods as a County Councillor, Parliamentary candidate, Constituency officer and service at Regional and National level.

For the past twenty years she has been a director of MCP Systems Consultants - an independent management consultancy company, based in Ross-on-Wye. She is also a partner in the family agricultural small-holding.  Anthea won the European Woman of Achievement Award for Business in 1997 and, in 2009, MCP won a national award for technological innovation in the Health Service.

A former County Secretary of the Federation of Small Businesses, Anthea is now an Ambassador for the FSB’s Real Life Entrepreneur Campaign. With her extensive business experience she is well placed to campaign on behalf of small businesses and against the red tape that hampers enterprise and innovation.

Anthea lives with her husband, Frank Myers, in Herefordshire where she is also a partner in the family’s agricultural small-holding.

Attachments

MEP Newsletter Birmingham & Solihull Edition.pdf MEP Newsletter Coventry & Warwickshire Edition.pdf MEP Newsletter Hereford & Shropshire Edition.pdf MEP Newsletter Staffordshire and the Black Country Edition.pdf MEP Newsletter Worcestershire Edition.pdf

News

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.

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.

Anthea McIntyre MEP becomes Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party

Congratulations to Anthea McIntyre MEP on being appointed Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party with responsibility for Training and will focus on making improvements to the training provided for the voluntary party including activists and young people. The Prime Minister has also appointed her to the Party Board.

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.

McIntyre: New steel jobs blow means EU must act

Today's announcement by Tata Steel of more than 1,000 job losses in the UK must result in action from the EU which is already overdue, says Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre.

EU Q&A sessions to go region wide

An information session on Britain's impending EU referendum on Thursday 7 January drew a packed audience and was declared a great success and will now be the launchpad for a series of similar meeting across the West Midlands.