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Dan launches plan for safer roads

Brussels, 22nd June - Using the digital revolution, closing loopholes in existing rules, rapid recall of faulty vehicles and ensuring new requirements don't make cars unaffordable are at the heart of a new Road Safety plan launched by West Midlands MEP and Consumer Spokesman Dan Dalton in the Eur

2017 Travel Factsheet

Holidays should be relaxing and something to look back on with a great deal of pleasure, but sometimes practical problems can spoil the fun.

Good news for travellers as roaming charges end

On the day roaming charges ended, 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.

Update on CAP Reform Vote

Why we voted to reject proposals for CAP Reform that would make it harder for farmers to grow food.

Copyright Reform and Link Tax Update

A quick update from Strasbourg on last week's copyright reform vote, where there was good news for platform users but bad news on the link tax.

Let's end this unfair tax on e-books

West Midlands MEP Dan Dalton is backing moves to cut VAT on e-books. Dan is supporting a vote in the European Parliament this week calling for the discrepancy to be ended which obliges governments to slap hefty VAT charges on e-books and other digital publishing while the tax is waived for printe

Final chapter of emissions scandal clean-up begins

It has been nearly two years since the Volkswagen emissions scandal was discovered in the US, however this week, national governments agreed on their version of new rules on car emissions rules at a meeting of the European Council, kicking off the final phase in the negotiations for a new framewo

MEPs meet Andy Street over Brexit priorities

New West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has met the region's two Conservative MEPs to discuss how to continue to attract key funding and inward investment throughout the Brexit process and beyond.