WATCH: "We Want Our Country Back"

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Today is the day roaming charges across the EU end!

Today is the day roaming charges across the EU end!

From today EU citizens traveling across the continent can use their mobile data without being hit by surprise charges. The scheme, called “roam like at home”, let's Brits travelling abroad to the EU pay the same as they do in the UK when using mobile data. However, if the UK continues down the tr...

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Celebrate 30 years of Erasmus + by saving it!

Celebrate 30 years of Erasmus + by saving it!

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the European Erasmus + programme. It marks three decades of supporting not just students in higher education, but schools, adult education, youth programmes, and vocational education and training. There is much to be celebrated, and there are many stories of ch...

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MEPs call for EU clampdown on Norwegian whale hunting

MEPs call for EU clampdown on Norwegian whale hunting

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) set a worldwide ban on commercial whaling in 1986.

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Euro MP calls on the South East to stand up for nature this Natura 2000 Day

Euro MP calls on the South East to stand up for nature this Natura 2000 Day

Sunday 21st May is Natura 2000 Day - a day to celebrate the EU and UK’s continued commitment to nature protection. Natura 2000 is an ecological network of conservation areas across the EU and is crucial in halting species decline. The South East is home to a number of threatened species, includin...

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WATCH: EU nationals in the UK and Brits in Europe are distressed and anxious

WATCH: EU nationals in the UK and Brits in Europe are distressed and anxious

Catherine Bearder MEP European Parliament speech 17th May 2017:

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Lib Dem MEP praises EU raw ivory export ban

Lib Dem MEP praises EU raw ivory export ban

Today the EU Commission announced that the EU will ban raw ivory exports from July 1st.

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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. Read more