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Labour MEPs: Clegg must fire "rocket boosters" to save the NHS in any TTIP deal

Labour MEPs today welcomed Nick Clegg's pledge never to endorse a EU-US trade deal if it is not "crystal clear that we are allowed to do what we want with... Read more

Labour MEPs lead the fight for value for money in the EU budget

Labour MEPs voted today against an increase in next year's EU budget and against what has been dubbed 'fresh money' at the end of this year's budget. Read more

Labour MEPs call on UK govt to join EU countries to coordinate support for UN bid for Palestine statehood

A European Parliament vote in favour of official recognition of Palestinian statehood today has been led by Labour's MEPs. Read more

Commission must take real action to tackle tax avoidance

  Labour MEPs today called on the European Commission to take strong, definite action on tax evasion following the unveiling of its 2015 Work Programme. Read more

Labour MEPs angry at withdrawal of key environment and health packages from Juncker's Work Programme

Labour MEPs today attacked Jean-Claude Juncker for withdrawing two key environment and health packages from the European Commission's Work Programme, which will be presented to MEPs next week. Read more

Labour MEPs urge UK govt to resolve EU funding delays

Labour MEPs today called on the government to act fast to resolve delays in the allocation of EU regional funding for England, caused by concerns about Local Enterprise Partnerships' involvement... Read more

Labour MEPs meet chief Palestinian negotiator in advance of "historic" recognition vote

Labour's MEPs welcomed the chief negotiator for the Palestinian Legislative Authority for talks today ahead of next week's European Parliament vote on recognition of Palestinian statehood. Read more

Labour MEP: UK govt is doing nowhere near enough to combat air pollution

Labour MEPs warned the UK government needs to do much more to combat air pollution, following a damning report from MPs today. Read more

Labour MEP: UK should do more to tackle cross-border traffic offences

A Labour MEP has called on the UK government to act fast to comply with EU rules that will help bring dangerous drivers to justice. Read more

An end to AIDS: A reality within our lifetime, if we work hard enough

Is an end to AIDS within our lifetime really too much to hope for? Read more

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