Lib Dem MEP asks us to “open our eyes” to human trafficking this International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. 

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EU citizens are not political bargaining chips - Catherine Bearder MEP Speech

World Wildlife Day 2017

In celebration of World Wildlife Day, Catherine Bearder MEP picks out her top wildlife wins and losses of 2016-17

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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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