Widening of EU sanctions against Russia a welcome step forward, say Labour MEPs

Labour MEPs have welcomed the announcement of tougher sanctions against Russia but called on the EU to go further. Read more

Labour MEPs will continue to stand up to vested interests, strengthen employment rights and tackle youth unemployment

Over the next five years, Labour MEPs will continue to work in the European Parliament for constituents, Britain and Europe, standing up to vested interests, protecting rights, tackling the scandal... Read more

Labour MEPs call for new UK Commissioner to get strong portfolio to drive forward change

Labour's Leader in Europe, Glenis Willmott MEP, has said the UK's new EU commissioner needs a strong portfolio with a major economic brief in order to drive forward change at... Read more

Labour MEP secures commitment to social housing from European finance ministers

Labour MEP Anneliese Dodds has secured a commitment from the president of ECOFIN - the meeting of Europe's finance ministers - to ensure social housing does not become residualised. Read more

Labour MEP pressures Italian EU Presidency for more help for young jobseekers

Labour MEP Siôn Simon today called on the EU Council of Ministers to place more emphasis on providing quality jobs for young people who all too often find themselves at... Read more

Labour MEPs help win call for Gaza ceasefire

Labour MEPs played a leading role in successful efforts today to win strong, across-the-board parliamentary backing to call for an immediate ceasefire to end the death toll in Gaza. Read more

Cameron urged to learn lessons after MEPs vote in Juncker as Commission President

Labour MEPs called on David Cameron to learn from his failure to stop Jean-Claude Juncker after MEPs today voted him in as the next European Commission President. Read more

Labour MEP helps UK get EU's first CCS power station

Europe's first CCS power station will be built in Britain, the European Commission announced today. Read more

Labour MEPs elected to top jobs in European Parliament

Labour MEPs were today elected to key positions in the European Parliament. Read more

EU summit - Cameron's incompetence has united Europe against him

In a speech to the European Parliament this morning, responding to last week's EU council summit, Labour's Leader in Europe Glenis Willmott MEP said: Read more

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