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Labour MEPs vote for enhanced EU cooperation in ‎fight against terrorism and radicalisation

Ahead of the Heads of Government meeting in Brussels tomorrow, Labour MEPs today voted for greater cooperation between EU countries and a renewed anti-terrorism strategy, following last month's Paris terror... Read more

Labour MEPs vote for mandatory country of origin labelling for meat in processed food

Labour MEPs voted today for mandatory country of origin labelling for all meat in processed food, backing stronger traceability requirements for meat in burgers, ready meals and sandwiches. Read more

Labour MEPs: EU must set out plan of action to end horror of FGM

Labour MEPs today called for the EU to set out its plan of action to combat female genital mutilation (FGM). Read more

Labour MEPs attack UK government's obstruction of new procedures to bring dangerous drivers to justice

Labour MEPs have condemned the UK government for obstructing an EU directive that will help bring dangerous drivers to justice. Read more

Labour MEP: Three years after the horsemeat scandal, consumers are set to finally find out where the meat in processed food comes from

This week MEPs will vote on proposals for the mandatory country of origin labelling of meat in processed foods -  a vital measure for food safety and consumer choice, writes... Read more

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This Friday marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). As I have written before, FGM is an abhorrent form of gender-based violence, perpetrated in most cases against girls under the age of 15. It is a gross violation of the human rights of women and girls and rooted in deeply unequal gender relations.

Labour MEP: We rightly condemn FGM but practical solutions must be sought

This Friday marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). As I have written before, FGM is an abhorrent form of gender-based violence, perpetrated in most cases... Read more

Labour MEPs call for action to ensure UK dairy farmers get a fair deal

Labour MEPs today called for the EU, UK government and consumers to act to ensure British farmers get a fair deal. Read more

Labour MEP: Europe risks "lost generation" on corporate responsibility

A Labour MEP has warned businesses that Europe will be left with a "lost generation" if it continues to fail on youth unemployment and fails to meet the global challenge... Read more

Labour MEPs vow to continue work to improve clinical research in fight against cancer

Labour MEPs have marked World Cancer Day by pledging to continue to work to improve clinical research in the fight against cancer. Read more

Labour MEPs demand investigation into historic miscarriages of justice

Labour MEPs this week renewed their calls for a thorough investigation into a strike at Cammell Laird shipyard where strikers were arrested despite no laws being broken. Read more

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