Campaigns Updates

  • Seb Dance MEP elected Deputy Leader of the EPLP

    November 15, 2017

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    Seb Dance MEP has been elected Deputy Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party, after the election of Richard Corbett MEP as Leader of EPLP last month.

  • Richard Corbett MEP becomes EPLP leader

    October 25, 2017

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    Richard Corbett MEP has won the election, held amongst Labour Members of the European Parliament, for the position of leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party. You can read more here.

  • Why Leave at all?

    October 17, 2017

    Monica-Threlfall-featured-300x225.jpgEver since the Referendum of June 2016, the Brexit ship has been taking on water. Everybody knows the key pledge – a Brexit government would shift £350m a week, supposedly saved from membership costs, into the NHS every year, was an invention. The prospect of throwing out non-British workers so that Brits could take their jobs turned out to be too dangerous for the economy and strongly resisted by employers. And the promise that the UK would get rid of the European Court’s right to rule over the laws we had earlier agreed to “over our laws” and ban our compliance with “their” laws turned out to be a misunderstanding of our legal situation.

  • Brexit and Ireland

    March 02, 2017

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    Ruairi Quinn, Treasurer of the Party of European Socialists and former leader of the Irish Labour Party writes for the Labour Movement for Europe on the effect of Brexit on the relationships between Ireland and Northern Ireland.