WATCH: EU Human Trafficking Day 2016

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MEP responds to Prime Minister's Hard Brexit speech

MEP responds to Prime Minister's Hard Brexit speech

Today, Theresa May confirmed that her Government will be pursuing a Hard Brexit and will be pulling Britain out of the Single Market.

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MEP challenges Environment Secretary over wildlife protection after Brexit

MEP challenges Environment Secretary over wildlife protection after Brexit

Today, I have written to Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom over the threat to vital legislation which protects wildlife in the UK.

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Departure of Five Star Movement lands major blow to UKIP

Lib Dem MEP Catherine Bearder comments on the departure of the Italian Five Star Movement from the UKIP group:

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EU begins legal proceedings against seven countries including UK for not policing emissions standards

EU begins legal proceedings against seven countries including UK for not policing emissions standards

The European Union has begun legal proceedings against seven of its members for failing to police emissions standards in the wake of the VW scandal.

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EU citizenship for Brits idea not dead yet

EU citizenship for Brits idea not dead yet

Since its announcement in November, the idea to allow Brits to become EU citizens after Brexit has gained immense support from many members of the public.

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The battle to save European nature has been won

The battle to save European nature has been won

The Birds and Habitats Directives protect more than 1,400 threatened species and one million square kilometres of natural habitats in the UK and Europe.

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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