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Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, on what we've learnt from the latest EU Leaders’ summit...

EU summit: Theresa May as isolated and clueless as ever

Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, on what we've learnt from the latest EU Leaders’ summit... Read more

MEPs back Labour proposals for greater EU transparency, efficiency and accountability

The European Parliament voted today for an overhaul of parliament rules that will make the institution more efficient, transparent and accountable. New measures include the banning of paid lobbying second... Read more

Labour MEPs back passengers and railway workers and vote against new laws that will damage rail sector

Labour MEPs will vote tomorrow against the compulsory opening up of railway contracts across Europe to private sector operators as the new laws do not provide protection for rail workers’... Read more

UK must stay in Internal Energy Market to keep prices down and deliver cleaner energy, warn Labour MEPs

Britain must stay in the Internal Energy Market to benefit from the EU’s new Clean Energy Package, Labour MEPs have warned. Read more

McDonald’s tax relocation: Brexit Britain must not become an offshore tax haven, warn Labour MEPs

McDonalds yesterday announced plans to switch its non-US tax base to the UK in a move that could become an early warning sign of the UK becoming an offshore tax... Read more

Labour MEPs: EU action on dieselgate scandal shows UK must not ditch vehicle emissions legislation

Labour MEPs have said today’s decision by the European Commission to begin infringement proceedings against seven countries – including the UK – over the dieselgate scandal shows that the best... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must work with Commission to secure faster, higher VAT threshold for SMEs

The European Commission has announced the re-introduction of a VAT threshold for e-commerce businesses operating across the EU. The new threshold has been set at €10,000 (£8,400), 90% lower than... Read more

Labour MEPs welcome new East of England MEP Alex Mayer

Labour MEPs have welcomed new Labour MEP for the East of England, Alex Mayer, who formally took up the role this week, following the resignation of Richard Howitt. Read more

UK must back EU action on zero-hours contracts and keep any new laws after Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The European Commission today vowed to investigate the flexible working conditions at McDonald’s restaurants throughout the EU, following a successful petition from British trade unions, backed by Labour MEPs. Read more

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So now we know. Brexit will cost the UK economy almost £60 billion over the next five years. Borrowing up. Growth down. Inflation up. Productivity down. And the government still doesn’t have a plan, writes Glenis Willmott MEP.

Brexit is beginning to bite and Britons’ jobs and wages are on the line

So now we know. Brexit will cost the UK economy almost £60 billion over the next five years. Borrowing up. Growth down. Inflation up. Productivity down. And the government still... Read more

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