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UK must keep newly-strengthened EU firearms laws after Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The European Parliament voted today to strengthen EU firearms legislation, backing plans for better cross-border information-sharing, tougher rules on the use and deactivation of the deadliest weapons, and enhanced monitoring... Read more

Labour MEPs: UK must back new EU standards for farm rabbits and keep them after Brexit

Labour MEPs voted today for a report calling for minimum European standards for the rearing of farmed rabbits. Read more

Labour MEPs: VW taking customers for a ride by STILL refusing to compensate for Dieselgate fiasco

Labour MEPs will push for stronger rights for car consumers after Volkswagen once again refused to pay out compensation to EU customers over the Dieselgate vehicle emissions scandal – despite... Read more

“End the uncertainty” call from European Parliament as MEPs and Lords debate citizens’ rights

Ahead of a debate today in the European Parliament on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, Labour MEPs have urged the British government to give them peace... Read more

UK government’s actions following Dieselgate shows Tories can’t be trusted on air pollution after Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The UK government cannot be trusted to maintain high post-Brexit anti-pollution emissions standards following the Dieselgate scandal, Labour MEPs warned as the European Parliament inquiry committee on the car emissions... Read more

UK must embrace new EU tax transparency reforms before and after Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The UK government must abide by radical new EU tax transparency reforms, both to continue the fight for tax justice and to secure the best possible post-Brexit deal, Labour MEPs... Read more

Tory government’s repeated failures on air pollution paint a grim picture of things to come post-Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

The government’s never-ending failure to tackle air pollution paints a grim picture of things to come after Brexit, Labour MEPs warned as the European Commission issued a “final warning” to... Read more

MEPs back Labour proposals for EU investigation into F1

The European Parliament today backed Labour proposals for an urgent investigation into Formula One. MEPs voted overwhelmingly for a Labour amendment to the Annual Competition Report, which calls for a... Read more

Labour MEPs tell UK govt: EU citizens living in Britain must be allowed to remain after Brexit

EU citizens currently resident in Britain must be allowed to remain after the UK leaves the European Union, Labour MEPs have told the government. Read more

May must work more closely with EU - not Trump - to best tackle refugee crisis, warn senior Euro-MPs

Theresa May must work more closely with her European colleagues, rather than Donald Trump, to best tackle the refugee crisis, Labour MEPs warned after EU leaders today agreed a new... Read more

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