European Year of Volunteering must provide lasting legacy

Catherine Bearder, Euro MP for South East England, called on the new Commissioner to use the European Year of Volunteering to create a lasting legacy for the third sector.

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Local development must focus on local needs, says Bearder

Catherine Bearder, Lib Dem MEP for South East England, today urged the European Commission to make local government the bedrock of its regional development policy.

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Bearder meets with Eurostar

Catherine Bearder MEP today expressed the anger of her constituents to Eurostar, after its calamitous handling of the service over Christmas.

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Catherine Bearder Supports Campaign against Food Waste

South East MEP Catherine Bearder has added her support to the growing campaign against food waste. The "Love Food Hate Waste" Campaign encourages individuals to take more responsibility in reducing their personal waste.

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Copenhagen Comedown

Euro MP for the South East, Catherine Bearder, has expressed her huge disappointment at the UN Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen.

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Kent cannot be kept on gridlock every time a problem happens on road or rail

Following a weekend of road and rail chaos, local Euro MP Catherine Bearder demands answers to what plans are in place to stop this now regular gridlock.

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Bearder congratulates Sakharov Prize winners

Today the European Parliament awarded the Sakharov Prize to Memorial, a Russian civil rights defence organisation.

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A Final Chance to Act

Today Catherine Bearder MEP wrote a blog on the Climate Change conference at Copenhagen for Lib Dem Voice.

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Bearder Marches for Copenhagen

Last Saturday Catherine Bearder MEP marched through central London with 50,000 people at The Wave. The march was to show the strength of popular will to find an international agreement on tackling climate change at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

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Green or a Deeper Shade of Blue?

David Cameron's Tory MEPs have launched a last minute attempt to scupper the EU's Copenhagen position of cutting carbon emissions and increasing climate change aid for developing countries.

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