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Following the news that Clacton’s Marks and Spencer will close, Essex MEP Alex Mayer said:

“This is devastating news for the staff and a blow to Clacton shoppers. M&S is one of the lynch pins of the town centre and a shop people come into town to visit. Going to an out-of-town store just isn’t the same. Why is it always towns like Clacton that feel the pain?”

Clacton M&S Closure Is Devastating News Says Alex Mayer MEP

Following the news that Clacton’s Marks and Spencer will close, Essex MEP Alex Mayer said:“This is devastating news for the staff and a blow to Clacton shoppers. M&S is one... Read more

Hertfordshire Euro MP Alex Mayer officially opened a brand new Digital Technology Centre to help local young people into employment.

Ms Mayer met up with budding young techies who benefit from the latest technology, taking part in innovative programmes on offer in management training, social media marketing and cybercrime prevention.

Big Switch On For New Watford Digital Skills Centre

Hertfordshire Euro MP Alex Mayer officially opened a brand new Digital Technology Centre to help local young people into employment.Ms Mayer met up with budding young techies who benefit from... Read more

Suffolk Euro MP Alex Mayer launched a new project opening access to museums to young people.

The new project, ‘Golden Ticket’ will get underway at the Museum Of East Anglian Life on Friday 18th May 2018 to coincide with the International Day of Museums and the European Year of Cultural Heritage.

MEP Targets Museum Access For Young People

Suffolk Euro MP Alex Mayer launched a new project opening access to museums to young people.The new project, ‘Golden Ticket’ will get underway at the Museum Of East Anglian Life... Read more

Leaked documents show the Government is putting the nuclear industry at risk says Suffolk MEP Alex Mayer.

The decision to withdraw the UK from the nuclear safeguarding body Euratom means a new safety system must be put in place before Brexit to maintain the flow of components and raw material needed for nuclear fuel.

Government Putting Nuclear Industry At Risk Says Suffolk MEP

Leaked documents show the Government is putting the nuclear industry at risk says Suffolk MEP Alex Mayer.The decision to withdraw the UK from the nuclear safeguarding body Euratom means a... Read more

Following the announcement by the Government that the East Coast rail line is to be renationalised, Euro MP Alex Mayer has called for the move to be made permanent and said it is time for a Government apology for the failed privatisation experiment.

Ms Mayer said “Let’s hope this time the East Coast mainline is back in public hands for good.

East Coast Rail For People Not Profit Says Alex Mayer MEP

Following the announcement by the Government that the East Coast rail line is to be renationalised, Euro MP Alex Mayer has called for the move to be made permanent and... Read more

Euro MP Alex Mayer has slammed McDonald’s following the release of a new report into their tax practices by trade unions on both sides of the Atlantic today and warned against Britain becoming a go-to nation for companies seeking to minimise tax payments.

The report shows the steps the fast food giant has taken since a EU investigation was launched into the company’s super-sized £800 million tax avoidance.

McDonalds need to pay fair share

Euro MP Alex Mayer has slammed McDonald’s following the release of a new report into their tax practices by trade unions on both sides of the Atlantic today and warned... Read more

The day after the McStrike Euro-MP Alex Mayer spoke about the local workers on the floor of the European Parliament. 

Ms Mayer said: “The young workers and trade unionists I spoke to told me they are sick and tired of zero hours contracts, insecurity and wages that don’t pay the rent.”

McStrikers Demands Taken To Heart Of Europe

The day after the McStrike Euro-MP Alex Mayer spoke about the local workers on the floor of the European Parliament. Ms Mayer said: “The young workers and trade unionists I spoke... Read more

Labour MEP Alex Mayer today warned the Government needed to make decisions quickly on which EU schemes it wants to be a part of as the new long-term EU budget was unveiled.

The budget sees big increases in the funding for research and development, through Horizon Europe and for the student exchange scheme Erasmus+.

 

EU Budget Boosts For Research And Students Risk Leaving UK Universities Behind

Labour MEP Alex Mayer today warned the Government needed to make decisions quickly on which EU schemes it wants to be a part of as the new long-term EU budget... Read more

Labour MEP Alex Mayer will pledge her support to a rally of McDonalds strikers on International Workers Day.

Workers voted by 95.2% for strike action at 5 McDonald’s stores across the UK.

McStrikers To Fight Back On May Day

Labour MEP Alex Mayer will pledge her support to a rally of McDonalds strikers on International Workers Day.Workers voted by 95.2% for strike action at 5 McDonald’s stores across the... Read more

Following the news that Amber Rudd has resigned as Home Secretary, East of England Labour MEP Alex Mayer said:

“It is right Amber Rudd has gone. She misled both Parliament and the public.

Hopeless And Heartless - MEP Comments On Rudd Resignation

Following the news that Amber Rudd has resigned as Home Secretary, East of England Labour MEP Alex Mayer said: “It is right Amber Rudd has gone. She misled both Parliament... Read more

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