Labour MEPs back key EU anti-terrorism measures to strengthen cross-border cooperation

gw picLabour MEPs today reaffirmed their backing for stronger European Union anti-terror measures, including passenger name records (PNR) and the Prüm convention on the cross-border exchange of information.

The European Parliament civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee today voted to …

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UK govt must apply now for EU funding to help communities hit by floods

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Labour MEPs have written to the prime minister demanding the government applies immediately for European Union funding to help communities hit by flooding.

The …

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Open letter on World Aids Day

Dear Editor,

Readers will know that, on 1st December we observed World Aids Day, a chance to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDs, show support for those living with the virus and commemorate those who have lost their battle with …

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Labour MEP vows to keep fighting to keep jobs in Derby

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With a Rolls Royce workforce of over 12,000 people, Derby truly is the UK’s aerospace centre. Local Labour MEP, Glenis Willmott, has been highlighting the technical skills of the employees in Derby and has called on the EU to ensure …

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Open letter- We must end violence again women

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Dear Editor,

Each week, two women are killed by their partner or a former partner in the UK. This is an absolutely shocking statistic and we must work together to stop this tragic loss of life.

With the recent International …

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Labour MEP vows to keep fighting to keep jobs in Derby

With a Rolls Royce workforce of over 12,000 people, Derby truly is the UK’s aerospace centre. Local Labour MEP, Glenis Willmott, has been highlighting the technical skills of the employees in Derby and has called on the EU to ensure …

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Leaving the EU would destroy our universities and set back the course of scientific progress

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Labour MEPs have welcomed comments from researchers, academics and scientists on how being a member of the European Union enables Britain’s universities to be world leaders.

They have warned a UK exit from the EU would be “catastrophic” for universities …

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Labour MEPs demand EU ministers take action on steel crisis

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Labour MEPs have demanded urgent EU action on the steel crisis at an emergency meeting of ministers this week.

Labour MEPs, together with trade unionists from GMB and Unite, held a rally outside the European Commission ahead of the meeting,

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Labour MEPs: Cameron must be honest on Britain’s place in Europe

 

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Responding to David Cameron’s speech outlining his renegotiation demands today, Glenis Willmott MEP, Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament, said:

“Whatever happens through Cameron’s negotiations, we cannot afford for Britain to become marginalised, its voice not heard at the …

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Open Letter – A new low: UKIP MEPs fail to support stronger EU anti-torture trade regulations

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Dear editor,

I’m sure that all readers will agree that torture has no place in a civilised society.

I was therefore deeply saddened this week when UKIP MEPs failed to support the strengthening of legislation designed to ensure the European …

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