Poor air quality costs British business 6 million lost workdays every year

Today the European Commission has published a “European Implementation Review” package which assesses how well each EU country is doing in terms applying EU environmental legislation.

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Lib Dem MEP calls for the UK to introduce a total ivory ban

Today the UK parliament will debate on an e-petition which called for a total UK ban on trading ivory. The petition so far has received over 100,000 signatories.

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Parliament’s support to trigger Article 50 gives hardline PM license for a destructive Brexit

This evening MPs overwhelmingly voted to pass the Article 50 bill, unamended, through its second reading.

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Tory Brexit Government plans will tear up EU commitment to eradicate shock phone bills

British tourists heading to the continent this summer will no longer face the sting of a costly phone bill after using their phone abroad.

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Save Our Erasmus: My letter to David Davis MP

Today, on the 30th anniversary of Erasmus, I have written to David Davis MP calling on him to commit to protecting the UK’s participation in the programme during the Brexit negotiations.

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Catherine Bearder MEP meets with Europol’s anti-wildlife trafficking experts in The Hague

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Future generations will not forgive us if we quit Erasmus

Today is the 30th anniversary of the EU’s Erasmus study abroad programme. 

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MEP responds to Supreme Court ruling on Article 50

Today the Supreme Court overwhelmingly ruled that Theresa May must win a vote in Parliament before beginning the process of leaving the European Union.

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Chinese ivory ban letter to President Xi Jinping

Lib Dem MEP and wildlife campaigner Catherine Bearder has written to President Xi Jinping to congratulate him on delivering a full ivory ban in China.

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Dangerously high pollution levels in South East show government still not committed to tackling air pollution

The government has issued warnings that many areas in the South East will experience high levels of pollution at the beginning of this week.

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