Re-election for Yorkshire MEP

YORKSHIRE Liberal Democrat Euro MP Edward McMillan-Scott has been re-elected as vice-president of the European Parliament with the portfolio for Democracy and Human Rights, as well as new responsibility for Transatlantic Relations.

British Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne said: “I am delighted at Edward’s re-election. He has proved a passionate, determined and highly effective campaigner for human rights and democracy. Edward is the right man to help ensure that we maximise the collective weight of the European Union.”