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Will Tory MEPs back new EU rules strengthening fight against tax dodging?

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Labour MEPs have today joined shadow chancellor John McDonnell in calling on Tory MEPs to vote in favour of a report that strengthens rules in the... Read more

MEPs back Labour report calling on energy companies to play fair and help the millions living in energy poverty

Thursday, May 26, 2016 The European Parliament voted today for a Labour report calling on energy companies to pass on falling wholesale prices to consumers. Read more

Labour MEPs welcome High Court defeat for tobacco companies on eve of plain packaging becoming law

Thursday, May 19, 2016 Labour MEPs have welcomed today's High Court ruling against tobacco companies on the eve of new plain packaging regulations coming into force. Read more

MEPs set to back Labour calls for country of original labelling for all meat and dairy products

Thursday, May 12, 2016 The European Parliament is expected to vote today for Labour calls for all meat and dairy products to be labelled with their country of origin. Read more

Labour MEPs vote for report calling for more family friendly policies

Thursday, May 12, 2016 Labour MEPs voted today for a report calling for national governments to adopt more family friendly policies and to fully implement the parental leave directive. Read more

Cameron says he's leading global fight against tax dodging, but will Tory MEPs finally back EU action?

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Labour MEPs will vote tomorrow in favour of greater corporate transparency and tougher action on tax dodging - proposals Tory MEPs voted against in committee. Read more

Labour MEPs to vote for greater EU crime-fighting cooperation

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Labour MEPs will vote today to strengthen Europol, the EU police agency. The proposals will enable further EU-level cooperation among law-enforcement authorities, aiding the fight against... Read more

Labour MEPs tell China: Stop dumping cheap steel if you want full Market Economy Status

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 The European Parliament will this week call on the European Commission and EU ministers to block full Market Economy Status (MES) for China unless it stops... Read more

Labour MEPs welcome International Criminal Court investigation into political violence in Burundi

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Labour MEPs have welcomed the International Criminal Court's announcement of an initial investigation into the violence that has taken place in Burundi since April last year.... Read more

US must be as transparent as EU on TTIP negotiations, warn Labour MEPs

Monday, May 2, 2016 Labour MEPs today reiterated public services must be safeguarded in any EU-US trade deal and called on the US to match the EU's level of transparency,... Read more

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