The Labour Movement for Europe held its Extraordinary General Meeting on Saturday, 26th November at the Headquarter of the International Transport Workers’ Federation in London.

You can Chairs Report November 2016.

The EGM unanimously agreed to the proposed changes in the Constitution under the provision of the inclusion of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party in paragraph 8 and Labour International in paragraph 28. The new LME Constitution can be found here.

There was lively debate about the proposed Brexit campaign plan.

The Labour Movement for Europe campaigned vigorously for the United Kingdom to remain a member of the European Union, believing that EU membership was good for jobs, investment, peace and prosperity. However, a majority of British electors voted to leave the EU. The Government therefore has a mandate to negotiate leaving the EU, but no mandate to agree terms that will damage the United Kingdom and its people. One thing is however clear: UK voters did not vote to be poorer or less protected.

 

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We are especially grateful to all our speakers and chairs at our panels: Anne Fairweather, Richard Corbett MEP,  Clare Moody MEP, Rob Newbery, Seb Dance MEP, Cllr James Beckles, Marie Schroeter, Ivana Bartoletti, Mary Honeyball MEP, Neil Kinnock, Seema Malhotra MP, Baroness Dianne Hayter, and Ann Black.