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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

Labour MEPs: New EU copyright laws will ensure fair remuneration for artists while protecting online freedom

New EU copyright laws, which the European Parliament will begin negotiations on with the Commission and national governments following today’s vote, will ensure creators and publishers of copyrighted content receive... Read more

Tory MEPs support Hungary’s far-right ruler Viktor Orbán in crunch vote - will May continue to back him in Council?

Theresa May is under growing pressure over the Tories’ support today for Hungarian strongman Viktor Orbán in a crunch European Parliament vote, as MEPs voted overwhelmingly, 448-197, for action to... Read more

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