Cross-party letter to Nick Hurd MP - Green Investment Bank

Catherine Bearder MEP along with Green and Labour MEPs has written to Climate Change Minister Nick Hurd MP regarding the decision to privatise the Green Investment Bank.

The Bank was originally established by former Lib Dem Ministers Ed Davey and Vince Cable.

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Commission to make statement on whether the UK government has breached freedom of movement rights

Today the European Commission will make a statement on whether the UK government has violated Article 45 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights which “establishes and guarantees the right of every EU citizen to move and reside freely within the territory of the member states.”

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Hard Brexit could mean Oxford loses Mini

BMW has raised concerns for Oxfordshire jobs by suggesting they may be forced to move assembly of their Mini from Oxford to Germany because of the threat of hard Brexit.

 

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How to talk about Brexit and the EU with Liberals

The UK has voted to leave the EU, but looking at the country as “52% leave” and “48% remain” doesn’t illustrate the complex attitudes and opinions of liberals in today’s political climate.

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Final warning from EU Commission to UK government on air pollution

The UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain have been given a final warning for breaching EU air quality standards.

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Hard Brexit could threaten protections against dangerous chemicals

Today, I have written to Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom over the possible impact of Brexit on environmental protection, public safety and the UK chemicals industry.

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Canada-EU deal will be lost through hard Brexit

Today the European Parliament has ratified a trade deal with Canada, known as CETA.

 

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Like-for-like replacement of EU’s climate change scheme is a waste of time and money

Today in the European Parliament, MEPs have approved a scheme to incentivise European manufacturing and aviation sectors to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

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From 2018 you can watch BBC iPlayer when abroad in the EU

New EU rules to allow viewers to see catch up TV while travelling temporarily abroad for business or holidays in the EU passed its first hurdle last night.

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Give Europol the teeth it needs to tackle wildlife trafficking

Today the cross-party MEPs For Wildlife group are launching their campaign to make wildlife trafficking a high priority in Europol's 2017 security threat assessment (SOCTA).

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