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Combating the rise of populism

Centre-left politicians from across the world gathered to discuss how to combat the rise of populism in Europe at the EPLP breakfast fringe at the Labour Party Conference, concluding we... Read more

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Saving children from tobaccoMore rights for air passengersRegulated marketsHonest labellingCheaper roamingRights at work. All achieved by the EU, by MEPs across borders working together. What’s Europe ever done for us? That’s what. And that’s just in the past few years, writes Labour's leader in Europe, Glenis Willmott MEP.

Only Labour has the influence in Europe to deliver the change we need

Saving children from tobacco. More rights for air passengers. Regulated markets. Honest labelling. Cheaper roaming. Rights at work. All achieved by the EU, by MEPs across borders working together. What’s Europe ever done for us?... Read more

Labour MEPs welcome Miliband’s commitment to Europe

Ed Miliband today said "our future lies inside, not outside the European Union", and attacked David Cameron for “pandering” to UKIP. Read more

Reform not retreat: building Labour's campaign for Britain in Europe

The public are not as Eurosceptic as you think; the lessons of the Scottish referendum must be heeded; and pro-Europeans need to speak a language people can hear were the... Read more

Labour’s European leader warns against another term of Cameron in Europe

The leader of Labour’s MEPs today warned of the risks to Britain’s standing in Europe and the impact on living standards of five more years of David Cameron. Read more

EPLP at Labour Party Conference 2014

If you are at Labour Party conference this week, find out more about your new team of Labour MEPs and their work. We will be hosting two fringe events. Read more

Labour MEPs challenge Commission to act on Europe's rip-off utility bills

Labour MEPs have attacked the ever-rising cost of water bills for people in Britain and across the EU, calling on the European Commission to be bolder in tackling the excessive... Read more

EU commits €150m to stop Ebola reaching Europe

Labour MEPs have welcomed the decision to commit more than €150 million in EU funding to the fight against Ebola, in an urgent debate in Strasbourg today. €11.9m will go... Read more

Labour MEP to lead medical devices overhaul

A Labour MEP has been chosen to lead the European Parliament's work on new legislation on medical devices. The update to the EU legislation follows a number of scandals involving... Read more

Lord Hill needs to be the Commissioner for everyone, not just the City

Responding to the announcement of Lord Hill as Commissioner for Financial Services today, Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour's Leader in Europe, said: Read more

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