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Tory MEPs fail to back new EU laws protecting millions of workers from exposure to carcinogens

Tory MEPs today failed to vote for new EU laws that will protect millions of workers across Europe from exposure to substances proven to cause cancer. Read more

Labour MEPs elect Richard Corbett as new leader

Richard Corbett MEP was elected today as the leader of Labour’s MEPs. Read more

Labour MEPs: New cross-border parcel laws will increase consumer choice, service and value

The European Parliament this week approved a package of measures that will increase consumer choice, service and value in the parcel delivery industry, as well as greater transparency on workers'... Read more

Labour MEPs: We will fight to ensure new plans to increase migrant workers’ rights are not watered down by Tories

Labour MEPs will fight any attempts to water down new EU proposals to ensure migrant workers receive the same pay as domiciled workers. Under the planned measures, workers posted abroad... Read more

Tories vote against greater protection for whistleblowers

Tory MEPs voted today against a report calling for greater protection for whistleblowers. Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must back new EU anti-terror measures and keep them after Brexit

The UK government must back new EU anti-terror measures announced today, and maintain them and continue to cooperate with our European partners after Brexit, Labour MEPs warned. Read more

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Following the latest round of Brexit talks, Richard Corbett MEP, Labour’s acting leader in the European Parliament, sums up where we are ahead of next week’s meeting of EU leaders.

Brexit talks are like Groundhog Day, day after day, week after week, negotiating round after negotiating round

Following the latest round of Brexit talks, Richard Corbett MEP, Labour’s acting leader in the European Parliament, sums up where we are ahead of next week’s meeting of EU leaders.... Read more

As EU cracks down on Amazon, Labour MEPs warn Brexit Britain cannot become a safe space for tax dodgers

Britain must not become a safe space for tax avoiders after Brexit, Labour MEPs reiterated after the European Union today ordered Amazon to pay €250 million (£220m) in back taxes.... Read more

Labour MEPs: May’s nightmare speech fails to answer key Brexit questions

Responding to Theresa May’s Conservative Party Conference speech today, Richard Corbett MEP, Labour’s acting leader in the European Parliament, said: Read more

Brexit Britain cannot be a free-for-all for cheap imports, Labour MEPs warn as EU unveils new anti-dumping plans

Brexit Britain cannot become a free-for-all for cheap, subsidised imports dumped onto the market, Labour MEPs warned as the European Union agreed a draft law that will bring in anti-dumping... Read more

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