The Labour Movement for Europe is a Socialist Society affiliated to the Labour Party whose aim is to improve and broaden the understanding of the European Union and its potential throughout the wider Labour movement and the United Kingdom. It is the home of the pro-Europeans in the Labour and trade union movement.
The LME campaigns with other organisations in the Labour movement for the UK to remain at the heart of the EU, exercising influence in accordance with our progressive values.
Ever 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 … Read More
Labour Movement for Europe at the Unite for Europe March We hope you can join us this Saturday 25th March, as the Labour Movement for Europe will be joining the Unite for Europe march in London, and marching with Labour Against Brexit, to make our voices heard on Europe. We will meet at 10am outside Marble Arch … Read More
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. It is not engaging in hyperbole to say that Brexit poses the biggest challenge we as a people … Read More
“The country is embarking on a perilous journey towards an unknown future,” Baroness Jan Royall, LME Vice-President.
My Lords, I rise with a mixture of anger and sadness to speak in this debate on a Bill which will trigger the implementation of the biggest political decision taken in my lifetime. The European Union has been part of my professional, political and family life. I have never wavered in my view of the … Read More
The grievances of leavers in our MPs consituencies should be addressed but not by offering Brexit. Saving our rights could help. – Dr Monica Threlfall
By demanding that MPs vote for Article 50, the Labour party leadership has taken another step towards supporting the government to take us out of the EU in wholly unfavourable circumstances. After supporting Remain with little energy, our leadership has chosen to try to save the seats of Labour MPs in Leave-majority constituencies for a … Read More
The Labour Movement for Europe 2017 AGM Conference is taking place on Saturday 25th February 2017 at the International Transport Workers Federation, 49-60 Borough Road, London, SE1 1DR. This is a key event in decided the future of LME campaigns. The AGM will be followed by the LME Conference, in which we will discuss the … Read More
The Labour Movement for Europe AGM and Conference is taking place on February 25th at the ITF House in London. Elections for the National Executive and the National Chair will be held ahead of and announced at the AGM. The elections will be online, by mail for those of you for whom we do not … Read More
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 … Read More