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Thank you for voting Conservative

North West Conservative MEP and Deputy Leader, Jacqueline Foster MEP, re-elected on Sunday, has thanked voters for their support in the European and local elections.

Conservative Election leaflets now arriving!

A stronger economy at home, renewed respect abroad and real change in Europe.  These are just three of the messages in the Conservative election address now landing on doorsteps across the North West, ahead of the European Election on Thursday 22nd May.

Foster welcomes opening of new aerospace technology institute

The UK's new, £2 billion, Aerospace Technology Institute opened last week and will oversee the country's technology strategy for the next generation of aircraft.  The establishment of the Institute has been warmly welcomed by Conservative Transport Spokesman and Aviation Specialist, Jacqueline Foster MEP.

20 Achievements since 2009

The 57 members of the European Conservative and Reformists Group are committed to reforming the way the European Union works.  With 57 MEPs, including the UK's 25 Conservative MEPs, the ECR has published a report on 20 of their achievements since the last European Election in 2009. 

Making our roads safer

North West MEP and Conservative Spokesman on Transport & Tourism, Jacqueline Foster MEP, today backed new rules on lorry design to make Britain's roads safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

North West jobs at risk after Lab/Lib/UKIP vote

Labour, Liberal Democrat and UKIP MEPs have threatened thousands of British jobs at Airbus and across the North West by voting to continue forcing non-European airlines to pay an 'Emissions Levy' whenever they fly to or from the EU, North West MEP Jacqueline Foster, has warned.

Budget: a 'boost for the North West' says Foster

On the day that unemployment in the North West fell again, to 145,800, North West MEP and Deputy Leader of the Conservative MEPs, Jacqueline Foster, has hailed the budget as 'the only way to deliver what people in the North West need'.

Cruise liner cash for Liverpool

The European Commission has found that public funding worth £17.8 million granted for the construction of the Liverpool cruise terminal is in line with EU state aid rules. The new infrastructure furthers EU transport policy objectives without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market.

Foster sees off EU threat to caravans and small garages

Caravans and small garages have been saved from the threat of further EU interference after a strong campaign by Conservative MEPs. Today (Tuesday), MEPs successfully side-lined over-zealous road safety Regulations which would have subjected caravans and light trailers to a cumbersome and intrusive inspection regime.

Foster backs small business in EU battle

Following her recent meeting with the Federation of Small Businesses, Jacqueline Foster MEP has pledged to maintain pressure on the EU to 'wake up and smell the coffee' when drafting legislation.