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As Yemen war rages, Tory MEPs vote against arms embargo on Saudi Arabia

Tory MEPs today voted against a resolution calling on EU countries to “refrain from selling arms and any military equipment to Saudi Arabia”. Read more

Labour MEPs: New EU CO2 targets will not just slash emissions but improve car industry competitiveness

Labour MEPs have welcomed today’s European Parliament vote for a 40 per cent cut in car and van emissions of CO2 by 2030 - ambitious targets that will not just... Read more

Labour MEPs: Ministers must stop dithering and abolish VAT on tampons, household fuel and other key products

Ministers must stop dithering and abolish VAT on sanitary products, household heating bills and other key products, Labour MEPs warned as the European Parliament today voted for a report backing... Read more

Labour MEPs: "There is still a struggle going on to make sure we are not led over a cliff edge"

As MEPs today debated Brexit ahead of the crucial October 18-19 European Council summit, Labour's Labour's Leader in the European Parliament, Richard Corbett MEP, told the House that with the... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must implement new EU laws that will raise standards for all audiovisual output

The UK government must implement new EU laws on audiovisual media services (AVMS) that update the rules so they are fit for purpose for the digital age, Labour MEPs said... Read more

Jo Cox tribute: “We must live up to the values that she stood for, live up to the principles that she lived by”

On 27th September, the city of Brussels honoured the memory of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox, by naming a square beside the Ancienne Belgique music venue she often visited in... Read more

Starmer, O’Grady warn May: We will oppose any Brexit deal threatens jobs, rights and standards

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer and TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady joined with Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, Richard Corbett MEP at the EPLP fringe event at the... Read more

Labour MEPs: We must defend our European legacy, defend the rights we have won and defend our values

Labour must defend its European legacy and the achievements of Labour MEPs, defend the rights we have won, defend the standards we have secured and defend the values for which... Read more

EPLP at Labour Party Conference 2018

Labour's MEPs will once again be at the Labour Party Conference this autumn. This year's conference will be in Liverpool from September 23-26. We'll have a fringe event, our Europe... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must match new EU proposals to tackle plastic waste

As the European Parliament today backed a report proposing strong action to reduce plastic waste, Labour MEPs urged the UK government to match any new EU measures that come into... Read more

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