Lead Not Leave: Catherine Bearder MEP chairs Lib Dem Campaign to stay in Europe

By voting to remain in the EU we can secure Britain’s position as a world power and build on our role as a beacon of hope, freedom, tolerance and prosperity. Read more

Liberal Democrats launch EU referendum campaign

Liberal Democrats launch EU referendum campaign

Commenting on the launch of the Liberal Democrat referendum campaign yesterday, campaign spokesperson Catherine Bearder MEP said:

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MEPs accept weaker diesel emission limits in "bad day for cleaner air"

MEPs accept weaker diesel emission limits in

MEPs narrowly failed to overturn the decision to weaken diesel emission limits today, with 317 voting in favour of the rejection, 323 against and 61 abstaining.

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EU referendum debate: We must focus on the big issues at stake

EU referendum debate: We must focus on the big issues at stake

Speaking in a European Parliament debate on the UK government's EU renegotiation this morning, spokesperson for the Liberal  Democrat EU referendum campaign Catherine Bearder MEP said:

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EU must strengthen nature laws or risk missing biodiversity targets

EU must strengthen nature laws or risk missing biodiversity targets

MEPs have warned that the EU is set to miss its biodiversity targets unless it takes drastic action to ensure nature conservation laws are strengthened and properly implemented.

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Google tax: EU proposes clampdown on tax evasion

Google tax: EU proposes clampdown on tax evasion

The Commission is set to unveil proposals to crack down on tax evasion and avoidance today, including requiring EU countries to share tax information about large multinational corporations with each other.

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MEPs to scrutinise Osborne over dodgy Google tax deal

MEPs to scrutinise Osborne over dodgy Google tax deal

Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder is demanding that George Osborne explain the deal that has been struck with Google by the UK tax authorities.

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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