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Labour MEPs: Britain must maintain EU anti-tax avoidance measures after Brexit - including new fair tax base

Labour MEPs have reiterated calls for the UK to maintain its existing EU anti-tax avoidance measures and stop blocking further proposals, following the European Commission’s announcement of a new fair... Read more

Re-opening EU-Iran relations essential to ending wars in Syria and Iraq, new report by Labour MEP warns

MEPs will vote today for a report on the EU’s Iran strategy that says the Iran nuclear agreement has opened up the possibility of a diplomatic breakthrough, essential to finding... Read more

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Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, on what we’ve learnt from Theresa May’s first EU summit…

Five summit takeaways

Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, on what we’ve learnt from Theresa May’s first EU summit… Read more

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Love it or hate it, Marmite hitting the headlines is a first sign of reality starting to bite after the Brexit vote, writes Paul Brannen MEP, Labour's European Parliament spokesperson on agriculture.

Marmite price row a sign of things to come if UK leaves Single Market

Love it or hate it, Marmite hitting the headlines is a first sign of reality starting to bite after the Brexit vote, writes Paul Brannen MEP, Labour's European Parliament spokesperson... Read more

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As Westminster returns from recess, Richard Corbett MEP, Labour’s Deputy Leader in the European Parliament, looks at the contradictions underlying Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.

Amid u-turns, contradictions and infighting, we still don’t know what Tory Brexit policy is

As Westminster returns from recess, Richard Corbett MEP, Labour’s Deputy Leader in the European Parliament, looks at the contradictions underlying Theresa May’s Brexit strategy. Read more

Labour MEPs: Thailand must speed up migrant rights reforms and stop persecuting human rights campaigners

Labour MEPs have urged the Thai government to do more to ensure migrant workers aren’t exploited and those who defend their rights aren’t locked up. Read more

Labour MEPs: May’s tough talk on tax dodging will mean nothing if UK opts out of EU anti-tax avoidance measures

Labour MEPs warned today that Theresa May’s tough talk on tax dodging in her Conservative Party conference speech will be meaningless if the UK opts out of EU anti-tax avoidance... Read more

Labour MEPs back EU ban on export of torture equipment - measures UKIP MEPs fail to support

Labour MEPs have hailed today’s European Parliament vote tightening up legislation banning exports of torture equipment from the European Union - measures UKIP’s MEPs failed to support. Read more

Labour MEPs: We need certainty over UK’s commitment to UN climate change deal

Labour MEPs have called on the UK government to end the uncertainty over its climate change commitments in advance of today's visit to the European Parliament by UN Secretary-General Ban... Read more

The reality of a Hard Brexit is job losses and fresh curbs on the rights of working people

It is more than 100 days since the EU referendum and although some leading Brexiters like Nigel Farage, have stepped down, Labour must not run away from the aftermath, writes... Read more

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