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Labour MEPs welcome Miliband’s commitment to Europe

Ed Miliband today said "our future lies inside, not outside the European Union", and attacked David Cameron for “pandering” to UKIP. Read more

Reform not retreat: building Labour's campaign for Britain in Europe

The public are not as Eurosceptic as you think; the lessons of the Scottish referendum must be heeded; and pro-Europeans need to speak a language people can hear were the... Read more

Labour’s European leader warns against another term of Cameron in Europe

The leader of Labour’s MEPs today warned of the risks to Britain’s standing in Europe and the impact on living standards of five more years of David Cameron. Read more

EPLP at Labour Party Conference 2014

If you are at Labour Party conference this week, find out more about your new team of Labour MEPs and their work. We will be hosting two fringe events. Read more

Labour MEPs challenge Commission to act on Europe's rip-off utility bills

Labour MEPs have attacked the ever-rising cost of water bills for people in Britain and across the EU, calling on the European Commission to be bolder in tackling the excessive... Read more

EU commits €150m to stop Ebola reaching Europe

Labour MEPs have welcomed the decision to commit more than €150 million in EU funding to the fight against Ebola, in an urgent debate in Strasbourg today. €11.9m will go... Read more

Labour MEP to lead medical devices overhaul

A Labour MEP has been chosen to lead the European Parliament's work on new legislation on medical devices. The update to the EU legislation follows a number of scandals involving... Read more

Lord Hill needs to be the Commissioner for everyone, not just the City

Responding to the announcement of Lord Hill as Commissioner for Financial Services today, Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour's Leader in Europe, said: Read more

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This week's government report into the horsemeat scandal recommends unannounced audit checks and greater scrutiny of supply chains - measures Labour MEPs have consistently voted for.

Horsemeat review recommendations already backed by Labour MEPs

This week's government report into the horsemeat scandal recommends unannounced audit checks and greater scrutiny of supply chains - measures Labour MEPs have consistently voted for. Read more

Labour MEP secures committment for greater accessibility and sustainability in transport

A Labour MEP has secured a greater commitment to environmental issues and disability rights in the EU's 2015 transport budget. Read more

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