EU membership is vital for our security

iStock_000006127667XSmallThis week, Labour MEPs voted to strengthen Europol, the EU wide law enforcement agency. The new rules will enhance the investigatory powers of Europol, making it easier to set up specialised units to react to emerging threats, while also increasing …

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Local MEP demands tougher rules on arms exports

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Today Labour MEP, Glenis Willmott, voted for stronger EU rules on arms exports. With the events in Ukraine, the rise of ISIS and the recent dreadful attacks in Paris, urgent action is needed to ensure that European arms are not …

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Cameron plays political games with our country’s security

The Home Secretary, Theresa May, announced on Monday that the Government intends to opt-out of around 130 EU policing and criminal law measures.  They then plan to opt back in to certain measures, although this would have to be …

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