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MEPs vote to increase protection of bank deposits

Consumers and small businesses can be assured that their deposits will be better protectedshould their banks fail after Conservative MEPs voted in favour of improvements in the coverage of deposits.

The European Union must not turn its back on Pakistan:Sajjad Karim

Sajjad Karim MEP has this week called upon the European Union not to turn its back on Pakistan and has asked the European Parliament to reaffirm its support for extending autonomous trade preferences following the unprecedented floods that devastated the country last year.

Sajjad Karim MEP encourages "Identity choice for all"

Speaking from the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Sajjad Karim Member of European Parliament and Legal Affairs spokesperson today encouraged people of Kashmiri origin to use the British census 2011 as an opportunity to have their identity recognised.

Putting the North West First

North West MEP Sajjad Karim has said the creation of over 50 new EU embassies across the world following the Lisbon Treaty coming into force at the beginning of the year should not come at the expense of British interests.

The time has come for Mubarak to go

Speaking in the European Parliament in Brussels, Sajjad Karim expressed his concerns regarding the situation in both Tunisia and Egypt.