Jacqueline Foster

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Jacqueline Foster, MEP

Jacqueline Foster (born 30 December 1947, Liverpool) is an MEP for North West from Conservative and Unionist Party. After serving one term between 20.07.1999 and 19.07.2004, she has been elected again for the new term starting from 14.07.2009.[1]


Record and Controversies

Declaration of Financial Interests

  • Nothing to declare.[2]

Record of Parliamentary Votes

Date Name of Document MEPs Vote
13.03.2012 Should there be an obligatory quota of at least 40% (by 2020) of female representation in the management boards imposed on companies? Abstain
16.02.2012 Should the European Parliament have a single seat (instead of two, Strasbourg and Brussels)? For
15.02.2012 Should the Eurozone Member States pool their public debts by creating Eurobonds? Against
15.12.2011 Should public access to EU documents be made easier? For
14.12.2011 Should the EU have a stronger and united defence policy? Against
17.11.2011 Should nuclear energy be phased out? Absent
25.10.2011 Should a global tax on carbon emissions be introduced? Against
28.09.2011 Should the European Commission supervise the budgets and economic policies of the Member States and apply sanctions for non-compliance with EU-agreed rules on fiscal discipline? Against
05.07.2011 Should the cultivation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the EU be made more restrictive? Against
20.10.2010 Should the minimum length of the maternity leave on full pay be extended from 14 to 20 weeks? Against
09.02.2010 Should the proposed Barosso II Commission be appointed for the 2009-2014 term? Abstain
*Source: www.votewatch.eu

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • Attended Prescot Girls' Grammar School. Worked for British Airways (1969-1981; 1985-1999). Consultant and advisor to the European aviation, aerospace and defence industries in Brussels (2004-2009).
  • Trade Union Representative T+GWU (1976-1979). Deputy General Secretary of Cabin Crew '89 (1989-1999).


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B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel
+32 (0)2 28 45674
+32 (0)2 28 49674
jacqueline.foster AT europarl.europa.eu
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  1. European Parliament, MEP Directory: Jacqueline Foster, accessed 17 November 2010.
  2. European Parliament, Declaration of Members' Financial Interests: Jacqueline Foster, 24 June 2009, accessed 03 November 2009.