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From tax avoidance to working rights, Macron debates future of Europe, and Brexit hardly gets a mention...

Emmanuel Macron’s speech to the European Parliament today shows the EU will continue to tackle the key issues facing Europe, like clamping down on tax avoidance and ending the exploitation... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must keep new EU measures to end undercutting of wages and exploitation of posted workers

EU governments today backed European Parliament proposals that will ensure posted workers are paid the same wage as local workers - measures the UK must keep if it leaves the... Read more

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As Brexiters make far-fetched claims that the Commonwealth Games are an opportunity to tout for post-Brexit trade, Richard Corbett MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, warns that the government’s ‘Commonwealth 2.0’ fantasy is no substitute for the loss of access to EU markets

Brexiter fantasies of 'Commonwealth 2.0' will never replace lost European trade

As Brexiters make far-fetched claims that the Commonwealth Games are an opportunity to tout for post-Brexit trade, Richard Corbett MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, warns that the government’s... Read more

Twelve months on from triggering of Article 50, the consequences of a Tory Brexit keep rolling in

With one year to go until the planned date of Brexit, the news from the past week (as it does seemingly every week) sums up the reality of the past... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must keep new EU rule enabling travellers to watch Netflix and other digital subscriptions abroad

The UK must ensure British citizens continue to benefit from a new EU rule that will enable EU citizens to access their online digital content anywhere in the EU while... Read more

Labour MEPs: Summit support on Russia shows what UK will lose out on under a Tory Brexit

The UK’s influence on world affairs, as evidenced by the securing of unanimous EU support on Russia at the Council summit today, will be curtailed if Britain leaves the EU... Read more

Labour MEPs: On Facebook, while others just unlike, the EU acts, clamping down on their tax dodging

Labour MEPs have backed new EU proposals to clamp down on tax avoidance by tech giants like Facebook, with the Commission today unveiling plans to ensure digital companies pay tax... Read more

Labour MEPs: Brexiter carping about transition fisheries ‘betrayal’ once again highlights their utter duplicity

Brexiters crying ‘betrayal’ over the EU-UK transition deal’s impact on fisheries is yet another smokescreen to try and cover up the latest exposure of the false, undeliverable promises they made... Read more

Labour MEPs: EU support for UK over Russian poisonings reinforces need for continued close cooperation

The support of key European Union figures and EU national governments over the poisoning and attempted murder in Salisbury of Sergei Skripal by the Russian state has reinforced the need... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must not block new EU plans to ensure digital companies don’t avoid tax

The UK must not block new EU proposals that will make it harder for companies like Google and Facebook to avoid paying tax - and keep any new measures if... Read more

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