Campaigns Liz Truss Is Using Brexit to Rip Up Our Rights - Watch Here The Risk to Your Rights: EU Retained Law Bill Briefing Goodbye Bank Holidays, Hello Killer Shrimp and Kwasi Legislation: the EU Bill Memo #1 Government Using Brexit to Rip Up Your Pension Protections: the EU Bill Memo #2 This Bill Could Kill Facebook! - EU Bill Memo #3 What Do Asparagus, Civil Servants and Water Quality Have in Common? The REUL Bill Memo #4 The Retained EU Law Bill: Sample CLP Motion The Retained EU Law Bill Moves to the Lords- Here's What You Need to Know... Access to the Single Market and Customs Union : The Labour Movement for Europe National Policy Forum Submission
The Labour Movement for Europe, the Labour Party’s only affiliate organization dedicated to rebuilding our nation’s relationship with Europe. Following a substantial growth in membership and influence, it is expanding and recruiting for two roles ahead of the forthcoming general election. Both roles are primarily based in Westminster and involve working closely with our Chair, Stella Creasy MP and our Executive overseen by our Honorary Secretary Giampi Alhadeff. At a time of high interest in the future of the UK’s relationship with the European Union post Brexit, these posts represent a critical opportunity to help develop and shape a future Labour Government’s policy making on European Affairs.
The Retained EU Law (REUL) Bill has now secured parliamentary approval – this update is to explain what this means and what the Labour Movement for Europe will do next
The Labour Movement for Europe 2023 conference motion
The Labour Movement for Europe has submitted the following paper to the Labour Party's National Policy Forum for the manifesto process - to add your voice to our call for access to the Single Market and Customs Union to be a priority for Labour please click here and vote for our submission to be prioritised. The submission is called 'Working with Europe, Ambitious for Britain'.
On Monday 6th February the Retained EU Law (REUL) Bill was presented to the House of Lords. This follows its passage through the House of Commons, where a cross party campaign led by the Labour Movement for Europe gained Conservative support for amending the Bill including from David Davis, Bob Neill, and Robert Buckland MP. This briefing provides a background update on this legislation and what the LME is doing to ensure that Parliamentary sovereignty is not a casualty of Brexit.
Please find below a suggested model motion for your Constituency Labour Party regarding the EU Retained Law Bill. If you are able to secure support for this, or would like a briefing ahead of speaking on this issue in your local Labour Party please do get in touch!
On Wednesday 18th January the Retained EU Law Bill came before the House of Commons for its final reading before being passed to the Lords. This was the last chance MPs had to stop or amend the Bill. During the debate, our Chair, Stella Creasy asked the simple question of the Government, what laws will this Bill delete? She couldn't say!
Today Facebook asked Parliament to exempt it from the impact of the Retained EU Law bill or it could stop them operating in the UK.
Here's what we learned today about this bill:
Today the Retained EU Law Bill returned to parliament. Ministers refused to take questions from opposition MPs, as they struggled to justify this destructive legislation. Here's what we learned today about this bill: