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

Time for EU to halt Maltese massacre of endangered turtle doves

Time for EU to halt Maltese massacre of endangered turtle doves

The IUCN, an independent body that assesses the status of endangered species, has called on the EU to step in and protect turtle doves in Malta in an unprecedented move.

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MEP calls for clean air zones across the South East

MEP calls for clean air zones across the South East

South East Liberal Democrat MEP, Catherine Bearder, has called for clean air zones to be introduced in cities across the South East, after MPs said urgent action is needed to tackle the health crisis being caused by air pollution.

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£1 billion EU boost for social housing as European public bank warns of Brexit risk

£1 billion EU boost for social housing as European public bank warns of Brexit risk

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has today agreed a £1 billion loan for affordable housing, supporting the building of 20,000 homes, but has warned that leaving the EU could put its future investment in the UK at risk.

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Governments must do more to protect human trafficking victims

Governments must do more to protect human trafficking victims

South East Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder has called on governments across the EU to do more to protect human trafficking victims, in a European Parliament report voted on today.

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David Cameron urged to back EU tax transparency proposal

David Cameron urged to back EU tax transparency proposal

David Cameron has been urged to support EU plans put forward today that will require large multinational companies to be more transparent over their tax affairs including the use of tax havens.

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MEP urges students in South East not to miss out on chance to study abroad

MEP urges students in South East not to miss out on chance to study abroad

South East MEP Catherine Bearder has urged local apprentices and students to take advantage of EU exchange programmes that allow them to study or train abroad.                                          

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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