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Commission must take real action to tackle tax avoidance

  Labour MEPs today called on the European Commission to take strong, definite action on tax evasion following the unveiling of its 2015 Work Programme. Read more

Labour MEPs angry at withdrawal of key environment and health packages from Juncker's Work Programme

Labour MEPs today attacked Jean-Claude Juncker for withdrawing two key environment and health packages from the European Commission's Work Programme, which will be presented to MEPs next week. Read more

Labour MEPs urge UK govt to resolve EU funding delays

Labour MEPs today called on the government to act fast to resolve delays in the allocation of EU regional funding for England, caused by concerns about Local Enterprise Partnerships' involvement... Read more

Labour MEPs meet chief Palestinian negotiator in advance of "historic" recognition vote

Labour's MEPs welcomed the chief negotiator for the Palestinian Legislative Authority for talks today ahead of next week's European Parliament vote on recognition of Palestinian statehood. Read more

Labour MEP: UK govt is doing nowhere near enough to combat air pollution

Labour MEPs warned the UK government needs to do much more to combat air pollution, following a damning report from MPs today. Read more

Labour MEP: UK should do more to tackle cross-border traffic offences

A Labour MEP has called on the UK government to act fast to comply with EU rules that will help bring dangerous drivers to justice. Read more

An end to AIDS: A reality within our lifetime, if we work hard enough

Is an end to AIDS within our lifetime really too much to hope for? Read more

Labour MEPs: Truth remains unheard on unjust imprisonment of Cammell Laird strikers

A Labour MEP has added her voice to calls for justice for the Cammell Laird strikers, as one of their campaigners presented a petition to MEPs today. Read more

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A Labour MEP has attacked plans by NHS England to cut funding for experimental drugs and clinical trials.

Labour MEP warns against plans to slash funding for life-saving research

A Labour MEP has attacked plans by NHS England to cut funding for experimental drugs and clinical trials. Read more

Labour MEPs: Cameron fails to answer key questions on EU reform

David Cameron has failed to reveal how he will rebuild the alliances he needs in Europe to deliver EU reform, and has no answers on tackling the exploitation of migrant... Read more

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