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Labour MEPs: Latest ruling against government more proof UK must not diverge from EU on air quality standards

Britain must not diverge from EU air quality standards if it leaves the European Union, Labour MEPs warned after the UK government suffered yet another court defeat over its plans... Read more

Labour MEPs: Gove fails to be honest with farmers about post-Brexit budget cuts of up to 20 per cent

The UK government must be honest with British farmers about the reality of the budget cuts that are coming their way after Brexit, Labour MEPs warned today as environment secretary... Read more

On security, as on everything, May's Road To Brexit is a road to the cliff edge

Unless the government’s ‘Road to Brexit’ series of speeches, which began this week, offers concrete solutions to the reality of the Brexit it’s pursuing, the UK will carry on careering... Read more

Labour MEPs: European Investment Bank exit would be disastrous for UK - Tories need to end uncertainty now

The UK must continue to maintain the closest possible relationship with the European Investment Bank if it leaves the EU, Labour MEPs warned ahead of the European Parliament vote tomorrow... Read more

Labour MEPs: Ratification of Istanbul Convention will aid fight against FGM

The UK must ratify the Istanbul Convention without further delay to ensure authorities have the powers they need to fight FGM, Labour MEPs warned today, the International Day of Zero... Read more

Labour MEPs: Monkeygate scandal shows we need tougher standards and sanctions, not Brexit deregulation

Emissions testing on monkeys and humans, the latest sorry episode in the vehicle emissions scandal, highlights the need for even tougher standards in the automotive industry and sanctions against offenders... Read more

Labour MEPs: May’s customs union cave-in risks hard border in Ireland and greater economic damage across UK

Theresa May’s latest surrender to the Brexit hardliners – ruling out any kind of customs union with the EU today – will lead to even greater economic damage to the... Read more

Still not enough clarity on citizens’ rights, Labour MEPs warn as EP hears from some of the millions facing uncertain future

There are still outstanding issues to be resolved on citizens’ rights, Labour MEPs warned ahead of tomorrow’s European Parliament hearing which will listen to evidence from, among others, the parliament’s... Read more

Labour MEPs: EU air pollution legal threat is latest Brexit embarrassment for toxic government

Outside of the EU, there will be no one to protect British citizens’ rights to clean air, Labour MEPs warned today after the UK environment minister received a dressing down... Read more

Labour MEPs: We still don’t know exact impact of Brexit on UK regions

Labour MEPs have reiterated calls for the government to commission and publish full economic assessments of how Brexit will impact UK regions, following the leak of a cabinet analysis that... Read more

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