EU roaming charge proposals mean domestic users will subsidise frequent travellers

EU roaming charge proposals mean domestic users will subsidise frequent travellers

The European Parliament today voted through proposals on EU phone roaming charges. Speaking on the proposals in the Parliament, UKIP Industry spokesman Roger Helmer MEP said, "It will benefit well-heeled executives and business executives and it will result in higher costs for domestic users. The operators will have lost a major revenue stream, they will seek to recover it and the only place to recover it is from domestic prices."

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 Written by: Roger Helmer Posted in: Press releases, 2015, Newsroom, October, Industry, Research and Energy

We do not support the idea that 'deregulation' could be 'an engine for growth'

Green growth in SMEs divides parliament

We do not support the idea that 'deregulation' could be 'an engine for growth'

We cannot afford a non-green Europe. Raw materials, water and energy are the heaviest burden for SMEs within the EU. Together, they make up half of production costs for our companies. This hinders their competiveness, and this report could help fight this, by supporting a path towards innovative technologies with less impact. The report calls on the commission and the member states to monitor the results achieved by SMEs that have accessed green innovation funding, in order to gauge its effectiveness.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 Written by: Marco Zullo Posted in: Latest news, 2015, Newsroom, May, Industry, Research and Energy, Marco Zullo