WATCH: "We Want Our Country Back"

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Brexit reality hits home with EU’s transition paper, says Catherine Bearder MEP

Brexit reality hits home with EU’s transition paper, says Catherine Bearder MEP

Today the European Commission released its position paper on the “Transition Arrangements in the Withdrawal Agreement.” The paper sets out the rules for the UK’s transition from the EU between April 2019 and December 2020.

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Leaving the single market a strange way to advocate free trade

Leaving the single market a strange way to advocate free trade

In her World Economic Forum speech in Davos Prime Minister May said the UK will “continue to be global advocate for free trade” after Brexit.

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Brexit Resolution: statement from Catherine Bearder MEP

Brexit Resolution: statement from Catherine Bearder MEP

Today the European Parliament voted in favour of a Resolution to allow Brexit talks to progress to the next stage.

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Wildlife Trafficking in the Danube-Carpathian Region

Wildlife Trafficking in the Danube-Carpathian Region

Yesterday I hosted a cross-party meeting about the state of wildlife and forests in Eastern Europe. We had many fantastic speakers including an ecology minister from the Ukraine. Thank you to World Wildlife Fund and United Nations Environment Programme for the organisation and research.

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MEPs vote for new rules to foster European solidarity for refugees

MEPs vote for new rules to foster European solidarity for refugees

Today the European parliament voted in favour of approving talks with EU Governments on a revised plan for refugees in Europe.

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Letter to Gove: protect funding for UK nature sites

Letter to Gove: protect funding for UK nature sites

Today the European Parliament voted on a Parliamentary Motion calling on EU Governments to properly fund the Natura 2000 sites which provide vital protection to endangered species. The Motion, which was voted in by over 600 votes, was a response to the Commission's Nature Action Plan which was ad...

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About Catherine

Catherine is known all over the south east region as a passionate campaigner and hard-working activist. A former local government councillor and development officer in major national charities, she has a long record of fighting for local people and the issues that concern them.

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