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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

Jo Cox tribute: “We must live up to the values that she stood for, live up to the principles that she lived by”

On 27th September, the city of Brussels honoured the memory of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox, by naming a square beside the Ancienne Belgique music venue she often visited in... Read more

Starmer, O’Grady warn May: We will oppose any Brexit deal threatens jobs, rights and standards

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer and TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady joined with Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, Richard Corbett MEP at the EPLP fringe event at the... Read more

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