Margot Parker Margot Parker

UK Independence Party

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The EU has failed women

The EU has failed women

UKIP MEP Margot Parker has today outlined how the EU has failed women and is actually helping trafficking and exploitation. The East Midlands MEP, in two speeches to the EU Parliament in Strasbourg, has outlined figures from Eurostat which showed that between 2010 and 2012, more than 30,000 people were trafficked across Europe - 80 per cent of them women.

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EU forces online SMEs to register for VAT from Jan 1st, 2015

EU forces online SMEs to register for VAT from Jan 1st, 2015

From January 1st all small business entrepreneurs who sell online across the EU will be forced to register for VAT. The new regulations were designed to take more VAT from online giants such as Amazon but will now load new regulations and burdens onto small businesses.Online microbusinesses which sell anything to EU customers will be forced to register for VAT even if their turnover is under the £81,000 threshold. A spokesman for the UK Permanent Representation to the EU admitted today: "The UK argued strongly for cross-border threshold so that the smallest businesses would be outside the system, there was no support from other Member States or the Commission."

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The widespread persecution of Christians must be addressed

If the EU truly wishes to protect its citizens it must dismantle Schengen

Child marriages are a threat to our values

Education is the best way to combat violence against women

Harmonisation of EU standards puts UK product quality at risk

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