Labour MEPs: EU must lead push for major greenhouse gas reduction targets at COP24 climate conference

The EU must lead global efforts to slash greenhouse gas emissions at the upcoming COP24 climate conference, Labour MEPs warned ahead of a vote tomorrow on a resolution calling for... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must keep new 90% recycling target for plastic bottles after Brexit

The European Parliament today backed a new 90 per cent recycling target for plastic bottles by 2025, and bans on plastic straws and drink stirrers – targets the UK must... Read more

Disinformation, data theft and voter manipulation still a risk unless EU acts on Facebook, Labour MEPs warn

Unless EU bodies and national governments enforce existing rules and approve new measures on data protection, privacy and transparency, Facebook users will continue to be at risk of data theft,... Read more

Labour MEPs: EU ministers must not water down tough new CO2 emissions targets for cars and vans

EU environment ministers must not water down the European Parliament’s proposals for a 40 per cent cut in car and van emissions of CO2 by 2030, Labour MEPs warned ahead... Read more

Labour MEP tells Knesset defence committee chair: Stop illegal destruction of Khan al-Ahmar

A Labour MEP will today tell Knesset foreign affairs and defence committee chair Avi Dichter that Israel’s illegal destruction of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar must be halted. Mr... Read more

As Yemen war rages, Tory MEPs vote against arms embargo on Saudi Arabia

Tory MEPs today voted against a resolution calling on EU countries to “refrain from selling arms and any military equipment to Saudi Arabia”. Read more

Labour MEPs: New EU CO2 targets will not just slash emissions but improve car industry competitiveness

Labour MEPs have welcomed today’s European Parliament vote for a 40 per cent cut in car and van emissions of CO2 by 2030 - ambitious targets that will not just... Read more

Labour MEPs: Ministers must stop dithering and abolish VAT on tampons, household fuel and other key products

Ministers must stop dithering and abolish VAT on sanitary products, household heating bills and other key products, Labour MEPs warned as the European Parliament today voted for a report backing... Read more

Labour MEPs: "There is still a struggle going on to make sure we are not led over a cliff edge"

As MEPs today debated Brexit ahead of the crucial October 18-19 European Council summit, Labour's Labour's Leader in the European Parliament, Richard Corbett MEP, told the House that with the... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must implement new EU laws that will raise standards for all audiovisual output

The UK government must implement new EU laws on audiovisual media services (AVMS) that update the rules so they are fit for purpose for the digital age, Labour MEPs said... Read more

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