• Syed
  • European Conservatives and Reformists Group
  • Co-Chair
  • United Kingdom Conservative Party
  • Date of birth: 15 February 1967, London


  • BCPR Conference of Presidents
  • DCAR Delegation to the Cariforum-EU Parliamentary Committee


  • INTA Committee on International Trade
  • ECON Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Most recent activities

Conclusions of the European Council meeting of 22 and 23 March 2018 (debate)

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Debate with the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, on the Future of Europe (debate)

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Statement by the President

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  • Almost every company is a tech company now and that is why I'm so concerned about data flows. I hosted an event with @techUK 2 weeks ago to discuss the issue. Here are a few clips from my opening address. #startups #innovation #eu #digitaleconomy #singlemarket #brexit #tech
    18/06/2018 12:55 - twitter
  • "Reaching an agreement on data flows shouldn’t just be about fudging a last-minute deal, but should instead be a real opportunity to build a better future framework for data sharing at a global level." My thoughts for @techUK #dataflows #eu @Europarl_EN
    17/06/2018 09:15 - twitter
  • Thanks to @PRSforMusic for answering my questions so far. My personal concern remains whether under #Article13 #startup platforms can initially afford all licences for all possible content that users may post @Allied4Startups
    15/06/2018 14:10 - twitter
  • The answer for out of town airports which are a long way from cities? Interesting start but I wonder what the ticket price would be? #london #transport #expresstrains @elonmusk #tfl #trains
    15/06/2018 13:45 - twitter
  • Last week I visited @SharEconUK to discuss the challenges facing the Sharing Economy. I think peer to peer systems, technology making things easier & sharing underused resources are good. So I asked Jenna Cane to outline the issues #sharingeconomy #tech #startups #peertopeer
    15/06/2018 12:55 - twitter
  • Lots of discussions going on. I'm interested to hear both sides, so feel free to comment.
    15/06/2018 10:59 - twitter



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