WATCH: "We Want Our Country Back"

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MEPs vote for new rules to foster European solidarity for refugees

MEPs vote for new rules to foster European solidarity for refugees

Today the European parliament voted in favour of approving talks with EU Governments on a revised plan for refugees in Europe.

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Letter to Gove: protect funding for UK nature sites

Letter to Gove: protect funding for UK nature sites

Today the European Parliament voted on a Parliamentary Motion calling on EU Governments to properly fund the Natura 2000 sites which provide vital protection to endangered species. The Motion, which was voted in by over 600 votes, was a response to the Commission's Nature Action Plan which was ad...

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European Parliament stands firm on citizens’ rights

European Parliament stands firm on citizens’ rights

Guy Verhofstadt, the Brexit coordinator for the European Parliament, has criticised the UK Government’s latest EU citizens’ offer in the Brexit negotiations.

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Catherine Bearder MEP reacts to UK citizens' proposal

Catherine Bearder MEP reacts to UK citizens' proposal

Catherine Bearder reaction to UK citizens' proposal:

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Congratulations to Venezuelan opposition movement on winning prestigious Sakharov Prize

Congratulations to Venezuelan opposition movement on winning prestigious Sakharov Prize Congratulations to Venezuelan opposition movement on winning prestigious Sakharov Prize

But Corbyn’s lack of condemnation of government shows how out of step he is with rest of Europe

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Report raises questions of whether over-stretched police forces are “treating trafficking victims as criminals by default” says MEP

Report raises questions of whether over-stretched police forces are “treating trafficking victims as criminals by default” says MEP

A report conducted by HM’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services published today confirms that police forces are failing to tackle modern slavery.

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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