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Labour MEPs welcome start of negotiations to further slash EU-wide mobile roaming fees

Labour MEPs have welcomed the conclusions of today's meeting of the Telecoms Configuration of the European Council which saw the Latvian Presidency being given a mandate to open negotiations with... Read more

Labour MEPs secure massive support from European social democrats against private tribunals in trade deals

Today the Socialist and Democrats (S&D) Group in the European Parliament adopted with near unanimity a very strong position paper on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), opposing the inclusion of the... Read more

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Labour MEPs welcomed today's report from the European Environment Agency, but called for further action, and a more joined-up apporach across all levels.

Labour MEPs welcome European Environment Agency report and call for joint action at all levels

Labour MEPs welcomed today's report from the European Environment Agency, but called for further action, and a more joined-up apporach across all levels. Read more

Labour MEP hosts briefing for European policymakers on extreme weather

A Labour MEP hosted a briefing today for European Parliament and European Commission representatives on the impact of extreme weather and how it can affect people's lives. Read more

Labour MEP: "Heartening" to see EU development money transforming former pit areas, 30 years on from end of miners' strike

A Labour MEP marked the 30-year anniversary of the end of the 1984-85 miners' strike by praising the "heartening" impact of EU development money on former pit areas. Read more

Labour MEP: Telegraph may be right to attack UKIP second jobs but "in gutter" by trying to include me

The Daily Telegraph has been forced to retract claims made this morning (Tuesday 3 March) against Labour MEP Richard Howitt. Read more

ECON committee backs Labour MEP's proposals to ensure greater stability in Money Market Funds

The European Parliament economic and monetary affairs (ECON) committee has voted for new regulations that are designed to ensure stability in Money Market Funds, which are used by companies and... Read more

Labour MEP named Policy Maker of the Year for work on rare diseases

A Labour MEP has won an award for her work to help improve the lives of people with rare diseases in Europe. Read more

Environment committee backs Labour MEPs' amendments on fuel quality and renewable energy directives

The European Parliament environment committee voted today to include sustainability factors in both the fuel quality directive and the renewable energy directive, alongside a formal recognition Indirect Land Use Change... Read more

Labour MEPs: Energy Union must prioritise renewables, energy efficiency and decarbonisation

Labour MEPs today called for Europe's Energy Union to make sustainable progress its priority, and be based on a clear political commitment to prioritise renewable energies, energy efficiency and decarbonisation... Read more

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