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Protectionist vote will hit business

Measures which would have made it easier for companies to work across the European Union have been rejected today in a move branded protectionist by West Midlands MEP Dan Dalton.

Dan: Tariffs are not the answer to steel oversupply

West Midlands MEP Dan Dalton condemned President Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, and stated that UK industry would need protecting from the consequences of the President's decision.

Dan appointed to Pesticides Review

West Midlands MEP Dan Dalton is asking for input on pesticides policy from farmers and other stakeholders in the West Midlands after he was appointed to a special committee reviewing EU pesticides policy.  

My take on PM's Brexit Speech

The Prime Minister’s speech today was spot on and provided a lot of detail. It outlined a framework for a partnership agreement which is really the only viable path forward. If this was the final agreement I believe it would work for both the EU & UK.

Here’s my take on it:

Dan welcomes an end to unfair price discrimination

In a speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 5 February, Dan welcomed a report which abolishes unjustified geo-blocking and price discrimination. These changes will lead to better service and lower prices for consumers.

Is your business prepared for the GDPR?

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018. Businesses throughout the West Midlands will need to make changes to ensure compliance with the new data handling rules.

Call for antiques trade input to new customs rules

Call for antiques trade input to new customs rules

West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton is calling for input from the antiques trade on the impact of proposed new rules on the import of cultural goods to the UK and EU.

Boost for digital trade in new report

Local MEP and Consumer Spokesman Dan Dalton has welcomed a new report on boosting digital trade passed in the European Parliament today.