Glenis Willmott MEP introducing Labour’s European Manifesto

May 14, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeFeatured, Glenis Willmott, LME News, Toolkits

With living standards under pressure, Labour MEPs have put jobs and  economic growth at the heart of our work in Europe, standing up for a better deal for British families. Labour’s 2014 European Manifesto We have fought hard to regulate the finance sector, tackling the dangerous risk-taking culture and big bonuses that contributed to the … Read More

Labour MEPs put jobs, growth and economic stability at heart of our work in EU

May 14, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeCatherine Stihler, Claude Moraes, David Martin, Derek Vaughan, Featured, Glenis Willmott, Linda McAvan, LME News, Mary Honeyball, Richard Howitt, Toolkits

EPLP Press Release – 22 April 2014 In a month’s time, voters will go to the polls in the European elections to elect MEPs for the next five years. Over the past five years, Labour MEPs have put jobs, growth and economic stability at the heart of our work in the European Union. We believe … Read More

Join Labour’s European Candidates and Help GOTV for Labour

May 9, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeCatherine Stihler, Claude Moraes, David Martin, Derek Vaughan, Featured, Glenis Willmott, Linda McAvan, LME News, Mary Honeyball

With less then two weeks to go to polling day lend a hand to get out the Labour vote. According to opinion polls there is still a lot to play for. In most of the electoral regions there is an additional Labour MEP possible. For example in London we are more or less guaranteed to … Read More

Lessons from the Med

May 7, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeArticles, Featured

Kevin Peel reports from his European Election Campaign trip to Malta and Italy and returns with suggestions for party reform back home [originally published here: http://www.kevpeel.co.uk/lessons_from_the_med] Huge crowds donned in red and blue. Flags waving, people chanting, a festival atmosphere in the air. Not Manchester on derby day but political supporters at a typical village festival in … Read More

MAY 15 EVENT: An EU that Works for Young People

May 3, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeFeatured, LME News, Partner News

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and SOAS will host an event with Laszlo Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. If you want to attend the event, please email info@feslondon.net. The European elections mean an opportunity for young people to determine the future of the EU. This year’s European elections count more than ever. The outcome will … Read More

The campaign battleground

May 3, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeArticles, Featured, LME News

With less than three weeks to go until the European election, the new mode of presidential campaigning is in full swing. Has it made a substantial difference? Former Secretary of the European Parliament Julian Priestley takes stock of the campaign so far. Is it really different this time? Has the novelty of a common candidate … Read More

MAY 12 EVENT: Women & Europe. How can progressives deliver gender equality?

May 3, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeFeatured, LME News

Organised by Labour party, French Socialist Party in UK, Fabian Women’s Network and Labour Movement for Europe (LME). Monday 12 May, 6.30pm, Wilson room, Portcullis House, House of Parliament. Confirmed guests: Axelle Lemaire, Member of the French Parliament representing Northern Europe, Gareth Thomas MP, Shadow minister for Europe, Kay Carberry, Assistant General Secretary at the … Read More

This Time it’s Different

April 30, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeArticles, Featured, LME News

@yanfreeman Ian Freeman reports from Maastricht on the first television debate between the lead candidates for European Commission President: On Monday, 28 April, four of the five leading candidates for the next President of the EU Commission met in Maastricht, the Netherlands, to debate the future of the EU. This historic occasion is the first … Read More