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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

Tory MEPs vote against tax transparency for fifth time in thirteen months

Conservative MEPs on the European Parliament economic and monetary affairs committee voted today against a Labour amendment calling for companies to publish where they pay their taxes - in spite... Read more

Last week the Eurosceptics finally lost the plot

The Leave campaign? It's the Trumpisation of politics, where prejudice is patriotism and knowledge is dangerous, writes Glenis Willmott MEP, Leader of Labour's MEPs. Read more

As EU finance ministers meet today, Labour MEPs tell Osborne: "We need plain speaking on tax, not Double Dutch"

Ahead of today's informal gathering of European Union finance ministers, Labour MEPs have called on George Osborne to show leadership and work with his counterparts to secure backing for substantive... Read more

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