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Labour MEPs: Dithering Johnson's failure to apply for EU funds to help flood victims will hit the poorest most

Labour MEPs have written to the prime minister urging him to apply immediately for EU funding to help communities hit by flooding. Read more

Labour MEPs: Conservative Polish government’s criminalisation of sexual education will have a chilling effect

Labour MEPs today backed a European Parliament resolution condemning the criminalisation of sexual education in Poland, slamming the proposals which will have a chilling effect and could see teachers, healthcare... Read more

Labour MEPs: New EU VAT laws will crackdown on £4.3bn of tax fraud

New EU laws on VAT collection will give authorities the tools to go after the €5 billion (£4.3bn) lost to public services through VAT fraud, Labour MEPs said as the... Read more

Labour MEPs: Outside EU, workers will not be able to benefit from new plans for stronger rights following Thomas Cook bankruptcy

If the UK leaves the EU, workers would not be able to benefit from proposals for stronger workplace rights, such as those backed by MEPs today in a resolution calling... Read more

Labour MEPs: Johnson must think again and give the public a final say on Brexit after MPs halt plan to ram deal through Parliament

The UK government must think again and give the public a final say on Brexit after MPs voted down the prime minister's plan to ram his botched Brexit deal through... Read more

Labour MEPs: Brexit deal sells out jobs, rights, protections, freedoms and futures - the public must have the final say

Boris Johnson's botched Brexit deal surrenders the rights, protections, freedoms and futures of the British people for generations, Labour MEPs warned today, adding the public must have the final say.... Read more

As MEPs back stronger rights for workers in gig economy, the choice is clear: more rights for all or a rights-destroying Trumpian Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The European Parliament has voted for a report calling for more rights for workers in the gig economy, once again highlighting the stark choice facing the UK: more rights for... Read more

Elections and referendums must be protected from foreign interference, manipulation and disinformation, warn Labour MEPs

Labour MEPs have demanded urgent action to protect elections and referendums from foreign interference, manipulation and disinformation after the European Parliament voted today for a resolution calling for more to... Read more

Labour MEPs: EU must ignore Johnson's games and grant extension to enable UK to vote again now reality of Brexit is clear

Boris Johnson is "playing the blame game" and "hoping that the EU will reject" his latest proposal, the leader of Labour's MEPs said as he called for the European Union... Read more

Brexit: Just weeks from potential no-deal disaster, citizens' rights are still in limbo and in urgent need of resolution, warn Labour MEPs

The post-Brexit citizens' rights of five million people in the UK and EU27 remain unresolved, just weeks from a potential no-deal disaster, Labour MEPs warned as petitioners representing the three... Read more

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