Employment commissioner nominee fails to promise review of posted workers directive

Employment commissioner-designate Marianne Thyssen today refused to match Jean-Claude Juncker's promise to review the posted workers directive. Read more

Lord Hill must deliver lasting reforms to stimulate growth and jobs

Labour MEPs have set three key targets for Lord Hill, Britain's nominee for the European Commission, who will be grilled by MEPs today. Read more

EU must show real determination to overcome enlargement fatigue

Labour's Group in the European Parliament today gave its backing to Johannes Hahn as neighbourhood policy and enlargement commissioner following his hearing in front of the European Parliament foreign affairs... Read more

Labour MEPs reiterate trade demands to Trade Commissioner nominee

Labour MEPs will today call on Trade Commissioner nominee Cecilia Malmström to ensure public services including the NHS are excluded from trade agreements like TTIP, the EU-US trade deal. Read more

EPLP at 2014 Labour Party Conference

The EPLP enjoyed a successful Labour Party conference in Manchester, including two fringe events, a reception, the EPLP leader's speech and an engaging and interactive stand. Read more

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


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

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