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What does May's visit to Trump mean for Brexit?

As Theresa May meets Donald Trump today, with all eyes very much still on Brexit, Glenis Willmott MEP looks at what to watch out for as regards our leaving the... Read more

Britain must fight to remain part of Erasmus post-Brexit, warn Labour MEPs

Leaving the EU’s Erasmus programme after Brexit will affect the future prospects of young people in Britain, writes Julie Ward MEP. Read more

Labour MEPs secure key positions in European Parliament

Labour MEPs have been re-elected as chairs of the European Parliament civil liberties and international development committees this week, at the midpoint of the current parliamentary term, when all positions... Read more

May is giving up before negotiations begin, warn Labour MEPs

Responding to Theresa May’s Brexit speech today, Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, said: Read more

Whatever she calls it, Theresa May's Brexit will be chaotic

Nearly seven months on from the referendum, Theresa May claims today to be setting out the government's Brexit plan. But while she'll doubtless make eye-catching statements on trade, the economy... Read more

Goodbye 2016, hello 2017... what to look out for in the new year

If we thought 2016 was hard, next year could be even tougher, writes Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament. Read more

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Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, on what we've learnt from the latest EU Leaders’ summit...

EU summit: Theresa May as isolated and clueless as ever

Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, on what we've learnt from the latest EU Leaders’ summit... Read more

MEPs back Labour proposals for greater EU transparency, efficiency and accountability

The European Parliament voted today for an overhaul of parliament rules that will make the institution more efficient, transparent and accountable. New measures include the banning of paid lobbying second... Read more

Labour MEPs back passengers and railway workers and vote against new laws that will damage rail sector

Labour MEPs will vote tomorrow against the compulsory opening up of railway contracts across Europe to private sector operators as the new laws do not provide protection for rail workers’... Read more

UK must stay in Internal Energy Market to keep prices down and deliver cleaner energy, warn Labour MEPs

Britain must stay in the Internal Energy Market to benefit from the EU’s new Clean Energy Package, Labour MEPs have warned. Read more

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