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Only hope of tackling climate emergency is to remain in EU, Labour MEP warns after election as vice-chair of environment committee

The only hope of dealing with the climate emergency is to remain in the European Union and work collaboratively to enact policies that tackle the dangers we face, a Labour... Read more

Labour MEPs outline priorities for new session of European Parliament

Greater workplace rights, increased environmental standards, equal rights for all, new jobs for the green economy and cracking down on tax avoidance are among the priorities for Labour MEPs as... Read more

Labour MEP elected vice-president of socialist group

Labour MEP Claude Moraes was today elected as a vice-president of the European Parliament Socialits and Democrats Group, the parliament’s second largest political group. Claude is one of nine vice-presidents... Read more

Over half of UK MEPs ask Venice Commission to investigate UK's "declining democratic standards"

A cross-party group of 38 UK MEPs has written to a high-level international legal commission to ask for its intervention over ‘declining democratic standards’ in the UK. Read more

Labour MEPs welcome new leader of European Parliament socialist group

Labour MEPs have welcomed the new leader of the European Parlaiment Socialists and Democrats Group, Iratxe García Pérez, who succeeded Udo Bullmann today. Read more

Labour MEPs: Our team will continue to work hard on the issues that matter most

Following the European elections, over the course of the next Parliament Labour's team of MEPs will continue working hard on the issues that matter most. Read more

Labour MEPs: Making a positive impact over the past five years

As the current session of the European Parliament comes to an end, we look back on the positive impact Labour MEPs have made over the past five years – working... Read more

Labour MEPs: Brexit extension gives us time to go back to the people

The Article 50 extension gives the UK the time to go back to the people and end the Brexit mess, Labour's Leader in the European Parliament told MEPs today. MEPs... Read more

Labour MEPs: Gibraltar “colony” reference is unacceptable and dangerous

The reference to Gibraltar as a “colony” in the EU's post-Brexit visa proposals puts the laws at risk of legal challenge, Labour MEPs warned as the European Parliament today backed... Read more

Labour MEP removed from Brexit file for standing up to manipulation over visa waiver for UK and EU27 citizens

A UK Labour MEP has been removed as spokesperson for the upcoming European Parliament legislative report on the Brexit visa waiver file for standing up for the rights of UK... Read more

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