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UK govt must take issue of citizens' rights seriously or risk no-deal disaster, warn Labour MEPs

Britain needs to take seriously the issue of citizens rights or risk negotiations being stalled and the European Parliament vetoing any deal, Labour MEPs have warned following a hearing at... Read more

As EU citizens petition Brussels on loss of rights, Labour MEPs again warn Tories to stop using them as bargaining chips in Brexit talks

The rights of EU citizens in the UK cannot be used as bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations, Labour MEPs have again warned ahead of a hearing in the European... Read more

May’s dinner fiasco with Juncker shows she has no Brexit plan, warn Labour MEPs

Theresa May’s attitude towards the EU negotiations, crystallised in the recent revelations from the infamous Downing Street dinner and her bizarre speech outside Number 10 last week, show that she... Read more

Instead of putting obstacles in way of EU citizens, Tories must guarantee their post-Brexit rights now, warn Labour MEPs

Labour MEPs have urged Theresa May and the Tory Party to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK after Brexit, as it emerged the Home Office is discouraging... Read more

Any repeal of new EU laws on medical devices risks patient safety, warn Labour MEPs

Labour MEPs have warned the government that any repeal of new EU laws on medical devices could harm patient safety and risk a repeat of the hip replacement and PIP... Read more

Labour MEPs: Tories must ensure £50m of EU money is made available to flood victims

Labour MEPs have called on the government to urgently come up with a plan that will speed up the rebuilding of communities hit by the 2015 floods, after the European... Read more

Labour MEPs: Time to stop grandstanding and start serious business of negotiating

Labour MEPs have warned everyone involved in the Brexit negotiations to tone down the political grandstanding and start the serious business of negotiating, as the European Parliament today set out... Read more

MEPs back Labour calls for stronger rights for car buyers after emissions scandal

MEPs voted today for Labour amendments to the European Parliament’s report on Dieselgate that call for greater consumer rights for car buyers and protection for VW workers caught up in... Read more

PM must stop pandering to Tory Right to avoid no-deal disaster, warn Labour MEPs

Responding to the triggering of Article 50 today, Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, said: Read more

May’s divided, Brextremist government means we start negotiations on the back foot, warn Labour MEPs

Today, Theresa May will trigger Article 50, the formal process for Britain to exit the EU, but the recent actions of the government, and attitude of ministers, means the EU... Read more

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