Yorkshire MEP Welcomes £600k EU Cash Boost for Scarborough Business

Yorkshire’s Labour MEP welcomes recent EU funding boost for Scarborough manufacturer, Bluebird Vehicles.

Linda McAvan MEP has hailed a £600,000 cash injection in a local Scarborough business as a vote of confidence in the town’s manufacturing sector.

Scarborough-based Bluebird Vehicles, which produces accessible minibuses, earlier this month received a funding increase from Finance Yorkshire to help it continue to compete as the UK’s leading producer of this type of vehicle. More

A special update on the horse meat scandal across Europe from Linda McAvan, Labour MEP

This weekend, the respected food manufacturer Findus was forced to take yet more meat products off supermarket shelves after tests revealed some of their products, including beef lasagne, contained up to 100% horse meat. More retailers are withdrawing their own products and the Food Standards Agency is conducting an enquiry into what went wrong. The only thing that seems clear already is that we need to urgently review how we manage our food supply chain right across Europe. More