EU Referendum: Record lead for staying IN

February 24, 2015By LMEArticles, Featured, Interesting Blogs

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

Baroness Hayter addresses the LME AGM

February 24, 2015By LMEArticles, Featured, LME News

Baroness Dianne Hayter addressed the LME AGM 2015 with the following speech:  Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, in The Leopard, “If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change”. He of course was referring to Sicily. I refer to Europe, where perhaps we Europeans have been complacent, both about the actual … Read More

Keep it Co-op campaign launch

February 23, 2015By LMEArticles, Featured

KEEP IT COOP The link between the Co-op group and Labour’s sister party, the Co-op Party, is under threat. We all need to rally round and turn people out to support the Keep It Co-op campaign that was launched yesterday: www.keepit.coop It is feared that the Group wants to use the mechanism of a motion … Read More

Giampi Alhadeff elected as new national chair of the LME

February 19, 2015By LMEFeatured, LME News

Giampi Alhadeff National Chair I am first and foremost a community activist, networker and campaigner with 24 years experience of campaigning in Britain and in the EU. Before being appointed General Secretary of the European Parliamentary Labour Party, I was the founding General Secretary of Solidar, the European alliance of NGOs linked to socialist parties and the trade … Read More

New executive and a new Programme

February 19, 2015By LMEFeatured, LME News

The LME AGM on 31. January 2015 elected a new executive, consisting of: Honorary President: The Rt Hon The Lord (Neil) Kinnock National Chair: Giampi Alhadeff National Executive: Cllr Kevin Peel, Cllr David Poyser, Ivana Bartoletti, Anne Fairweather, Rachel Franklin, Sebastian Vogt, Glyn Ford, Matt Watson; Keir Dhillon, Martin Phillips. EPLP Representatives: Richard Corbett MEP, … Read More

Syriza’s historic win: A wake up call to Europe

February 19, 2015By LMEArticles, Featured

This article is written by Giampi Alhadeff and Don Brind. It originally appeared in LabourList. An American friend calls. He’s heard the Greeks are revolting and wonders if it’s safe to take a holiday there. Don’t worry, I say. The weather fabulous and blue, blue sea simply splendid. The people are fantastic. What’s not to … Read More

LME fringe at #LAB14 in the People’s History Museum on Sept 21 – 12:30 – 14:15

September 16, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeClaude Moraes, Featured, LME News, Partner News

Join us in Manchester for our traditional Sunday lunch time fringe event as in years past co-organised with and supported by Brussels Labour and the European Movement Sunday 21 September 2014 12:30 – 14:15 Co-organised by Brussels Labour, European Movement and Labour Movement for Europe (LME) People’s History Museum, M3 3ER, Engine Hall (map: https://goo.gl/maps/1RIUe) … Read More

Europe on the Fringe at #Lab14

September 15, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeArticles, Featured, LME News

Continuing an LME tradition, we are delighted to present our guide to all things European on the Fringe of Labour’s Annual Conference.   Saturday 20 September   18.00 CLDP Conference Lift Off! CLDP briefing for delegates Jury’s Inn, Rochdale Room Speakers: Diane Abbott MP; Ann Black NEC; Anneliese Dodds MEP; Diana Holland, Unite the Union; … Read More

TTIP and the NHS – Westminster EVENT – 21 July 2014 – 18:30

July 13, 2014By Labour Movement for EuropeFeatured, LME News, Mary Honeyball, Partner News

When? Monday, 21 July 2014 18:30 to 20:30 Where? Committee Room 10, House of Commons Title: TTIP and the NHS Chair: David Schoibl, Labour Movement for Europe Speakers: Andy Burnham MP (Shadow Secretary of State for Health ) Mary Honeyball MEP, Bert Schouwenberg (GMB – international officer) Introduced by Jos Bell (SHA & Lewisham Hospital … Read More