This update was send out by Claude Moraes, Labour MEP for London and chair of the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee. You can sign up to Claude’s regular newsletters on his website. Dear Friends, In addition to my normal monthly newsletter I am sending you this special refugee crisis addition of … Read More
LME National Executive Member Kevin Peel shares his thoughts on an upcoming EU membership referendum: We’ve suffered a crushing defeat. I expected many of the amazing candidates I campaigned for to be heading to Westminster this week as new MPs and I’m gutted that won’t be the case. However, cleverer and more important people than I have … Read More
45% would vote to remain in the European Union, while 35% would vote to leave YouGov’s largest IN lead since our records began In YouGov’s latest data tracking how people would vote in a referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union found support for the union at an all-time high of 45%, up from … Read More
Ed Miliband will launch Labour’s European and Local Election Campaign on May 1, 2014. He will present Labour’s European and Local promise in detail then. In the meantime, we’d like to draw your attention to the following resources. The Party of European Socialists’ [PES] member parties have adopted a joint manifesto for the European Elections … Read More
There have been two lines of attack from UK EU-phobes to the news that the EU has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. One has been to point to the …
Yesterday evening the Young Fabians hosted a round table as part of our Labour in the World Policy Commissions with Labour MEP for London Mary Honeyball. The meeting got a little stuck on the tactics of how Labour talks about Europe, rather than the political direction for Europe. Specifically, the question discussed was: how do … Read More
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The volatility of the markets is linked to the pursuit of high profit and air of invincibility enjoyed by banks. The Robin Hood Tax would help deal with these root causes
Europe’s Last Taboos.
Right-wingers claim that the Coalition has cut by a “smaller amount” than the US debt deal. The truth is that they are faster and deeper than anything in the Tea Party’s wildest dreams.