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The Panama Papers scandal exposes why we must continue to work closely with Europe on tax

The UK must continue to work closely with the European Union when it comes to tackling tax avoidance and evasion, come what may, writes Anneliese Dodds MEP, Labour's European Parliament... Read more

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Two weeks after Britain voted to leave the EU, Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, explains the role Labour MEPs will now play...

After the referendum, what role will Labour MEPs play now?

Two weeks after Britain voted to leave the EU, Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, explains the role Labour MEPs will now play... Read more

Labour MEP: "Uphold human rights of people with disabilities in Europe and beyond"

Thursday, July 7, 2016A new focus has been put on upholding the rights of people with disabilities today when the European Parliament agreed the first review of Europe's actions since... Read more

UK must not resile from EU laws on greater tax transparency, warn Labour MEPs

Tuesday, July 5, 2016Labour MEPs have warned that Britain must continue to enforce EU anti-tax dodging laws in any post-Brexit settlement, following today’s announcement by the European Commission of new... Read more

Growing doubts over what alternatives to EU membership might be, warn Labour MEPs

Tuesday, July 5, 2016There are growing doubts over what the alternatives to EU membership might be, with the UK government facing “two unpalatable options” following the referendum vote to leave... Read more

Jo Cox: 1974-2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016 Statement from Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour's Leader in the European Parliament, on the tragic death of Jo Cox MP: Read more

Only by staying in the EU will rail supply industry jobs be safe, warn Labour MEPs

Thursday, June 9, 2016Jobs in the rail supply industry will be at risk and the future of the sector will be threatened if Britain leaves the European Union, Labour MEPs... Read more

Labour MEPs back report calling for tough sanctions on tax havens

Wednesday, June 8, 2016Labour MEPs voted today for a report that calls for a series of measures designed to fight tax evasion by multinational companies. The report was approved by... Read more

EU must have effective trade defence instruments to deal with unfair competition, warn Labour MEPs

Wednesday, June 8, 2016Labour MEPs today warned that the European Union must have effective trade defence instruments to deal with unfair competition and protect Europe’s threatened industries like the steel... Read more

Labour MEPs: No trade deal with Japan unless it bans "barbaric practice" of whaling

Wednesday, June 8, 2016Labour MEPs have called on the European Commission to lead international pressure against Japan over its resumption of whaling, and said there should be no EU trade... Read more

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