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

Catherine Bearder MEP Wildlife Trafficking Report

Catherine Bearder MEP Wildlife Trafficking Report

Catherine Bearder MEP has drafted her report on the Commission’s Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking.

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UK government must commit to new EU air quality law

UK government must commit to new EU air quality law

The UK government has been urged to stick to a new EU air quality law that is expected to almost halve the number of premature deaths caused by pollution.

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Success! EU countries agree measures to tackle tax avoidance

Success! EU countries agree measures to tackle tax avoidance

Commenting on today’s agreement amongst EU governments on far-reaching measures to tackle corporate tax avoidance, Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder said:

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EU Court confirms UK can restrict child benefits and tax credits in “victory for Britain”

EU Court confirms UK can restrict child benefits and tax credits in “victory for Britain”

In a landmark judgement, the EU’s top court today confirmed the UK can restrict child benefit and child tax credit for arrivals from the EU using a “right to reside test.”

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MEPs For Wildlife Letter: Ban on domestic rhino horn trade

MEPs For Wildlife Letter: Ban on domestic rhino horn trade

MEPs For Wildlife have sent a letter to President Zuma calling for immediate action to prevent further poaching of South African rhinos.

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In the EU we can put illegal wildlife traffickers behind bars

In the EU we can put illegal wildlife traffickers behind bars

A report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has revealed that the illegal wildlife trafficking is now a major global organised crime.

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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