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UK cannot regress to unethical trading after Brexit, warn Labour MEPs as EU gets tough on conflict minerals trade

The European Parliament voted today to back new laws for the mandatory regulation of minerals imported into the EU, designed to break the link between armed conflict and the mineral... Read more

Labour MEPs: May must ignore ‘no deal’ masochists and heed EU chief’s Brexit warning

Labour MEPs have warned that Theresa May must urgently build bridges with her fellow EU leaders, and listen less to the hardline ‘no deal’ Brexiters, after European Council President Donald... Read more

UK must keep newly-strengthened EU firearms laws after Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The European Parliament voted today to strengthen EU firearms legislation, backing plans for better cross-border information-sharing, tougher rules on the use and deactivation of the deadliest weapons, and enhanced monitoring... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must back new EU standards for farm rabbits and keep them after Brexit

Labour MEPs voted today for a report calling for minimum European standards for the rearing of farmed rabbits. Read more

Labour MEPs: VW taking customers for a ride by STILL refusing to compensate for Dieselgate fiasco

Labour MEPs will push for stronger rights for car consumers after Volkswagen once again refused to pay out compensation to EU customers over the Dieselgate vehicle emissions scandal – despite... Read more

“End the uncertainty” call from European Parliament as MEPs and Lords debate citizens’ rights

Ahead of a debate today in the European Parliament on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, Labour MEPs have urged the British government to give them peace... Read more

UK government’s actions following Dieselgate shows Tories can’t be trusted on air pollution after Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The UK government cannot be trusted to maintain high post-Brexit anti-pollution emissions standards following the Dieselgate scandal, Labour MEPs warned as the European Parliament inquiry committee on the car emissions... Read more

UK must embrace new EU tax transparency reforms before and after Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The UK government must abide by radical new EU tax transparency reforms, both to continue the fight for tax justice and to secure the best possible post-Brexit deal, Labour MEPs... Read more

Tory government’s repeated failures on air pollution paint a grim picture of things to come post-Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The government’s never-ending failure to tackle air pollution paints a grim picture of things to come after Brexit, Labour MEPs warned as the European Commission issued a “final warning” to... Read more

MEPs back Labour proposals for EU investigation into F1

The European Parliament today backed Labour proposals for an urgent investigation into Formula One. MEPs voted overwhelmingly for a Labour amendment to the Annual Competition Report, which calls for a... Read more

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