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Labour MEPs welcome top lawyer's claim that EU bonus cap is "valid"

Labour's MEPs on the European Parliament economic and monetary affairs committee have welcomed today's comments by the European Court of Justice's lead advocate that an EU-wide bankers' bonus cap is... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK govt must take urgent action to combat air pollution

Labour MEPs have urged the government to take concrete action to tackle air pollution, following today's European Court of Justice ruling that called on the UK to establish an air... Read more

TTIP is yet to be written, we need to seize the pen

It could create jobs, lower the cost of everyday household items and open thousands of new opportunities for business in the UK. That’s what we know a trade deal with... Read more

Take me to your MEP: Rosetta shows Britain at its best working with the EU

The European Space Agency shows what Britain, France,  Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and 10 other European countries can achieve working together, writes Clare Moody MEP, member of the European Parliament... Read more

Labour MEPs urge EU to take action to improve road safety across Europe

As part of Road Safety Week, Labour MEP for the North West, Theresa Griffin, today hosted two meetings to discuss tyre safety in the European Parliament along with key MEPs... Read more

Labour MEPs: Commission must demonstrate commitment to science-based policy making

Labour MEPs today called on the European Commission to demonstrate its commitment to ensuring science's role in policy making, as it emerged the newly appointed European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC)... Read more

Labour MEPs: Juncker's Commission must take urgent action on tax avoidance

Jean-Claude Juncker was today summoned by the European Parliament to account for his record as Luxembourg prime minister after it was claimed he encouraged tax avoidance when in office. Read more

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Responding to today's ECJ ruling on migration and benefits, Labour's European spokesperson for Employment and Social Affairs, Siôn Simon MEP, called on the government to use existing powers to clamp down on abuse, and stop claiming nothing can be done.

Labour MEP: Govt should stop whining and use existing powers to clamp down on benefit abuse

Responding to today's ECJ ruling on migration and benefits, Labour's European spokesperson for Employment and Social Affairs, Siôn Simon MEP, called on the government to use existing powers to clamp... Read more

Labour MEPs: Osborne's EU budget bill "cut" is nothing more than smoke and mirrors

Labour MEPs today called on David Cameron and George Osborne to come clean and admit they did not win a cut in the UK's EU budget bill. Read more

Labour MEP says future Ebola vaccine must be affordable, with open access to research

Labour MEP Glenis Willmott, chair of the European Parliament Access to Medicines working group, today called for any Ebola vaccine to be affordable, with open access to the research. Read more

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