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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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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