Why I vote - Trish 

 
 

Irish entrepreneur Trish will be one of the 400-odd million Europeans who will elect the new European Parliament. “It’s important for me to vote in the European elections because, as a small country, it gives us a voice in Europe,” says Trish. Find out more about her in our video.

Parliament votes on new European laws, from regulating banks and protecting consumers to approving or rejecting international trade agreements. This is why decisions taking place at EU level affect businesses across Europe.