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Labour MEPs: UKIP's policies show a "shocking disregard" for public health

Labour MEPs slammed UKIP's election policies today, after the Eurosceptic party set out its platform. Read more

Labour MEPs back strong and comprehensive anti-terror measures

Labour MEPs, ahead of today's key debate in the European Parliament on terrorism, have reiterated their support for strong anti-terrorism and anti-radicalisation measures following the Paris terror attacks, including support... Read more

Labour MEPs: EU reform must include access to justice for EU law rights for consumers

  As part of the European Parliament's annual review of EU competition policy, Labour MEPs have called for renewed action to ensure consumers can enforce the important rights they have... Read more

Labour MEPs: Auschwitz anniversary will be a reminder of how far we have come in 70 years

  Today, Tuesday, January 27th, marks 70 years to the day since the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by Allied forces. Read more

Labour MEP calls for progress on medical devices regulation

A Labour MEP today called on the European Council to push forward with work on a proposed new medical devices regulation. Read more

UK govt. follows Labour MEPs' lead on protecting young smokers with new packaging laws

Labour MEPs have welcomed today's announcement that, despite a number of U-turns, the UK government has agreed to move forward with the plain packaging of cigarettes. Read more

Labour MEP secures historic rejection of opposition opinion on carbon trading scheme

A Labour MEP secured the rejection of an opposition opinion on the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) in the European Parliament Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) committee today. Read more

Labour MEPs demand EU action over "modern slavery" conditions for agency workers

Labour MEPs have called for the EU to take urgent action over the pay and conditions of agency workers, after hearing first hand from workers and trade union representatives of... Read more

Labour MEP leads calls for origin labelling for meat in processed foods

  A Labour MEP has led a vote in the European Parliament’s environment, health and food safety committee calling for the origin of meat in all processed foods to be... Read more

TTIP: Labour MEPs lead efforts to ensure public's ISDS concerns are addressed

The European Parliament will today take a first step towards adopting its priorities and concerns on the current state of play of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), with... Read more

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