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by Glenis Willmott MEP, Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party /// After the European elections Labour MEPs are back with more MEPs and at the heart of the biggest cross-European political group of any British party. I have negotiated some key positions for many of Labour’s 20 MEPs, including an unprecedented two committee chairs… » read more

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by Jean Lambert MEP, Greens, London /// I was at the Green/EFA Group’s hearing for the European Commission President-designate, Mr Juncker. As far as I am concerned the priorities of the next Commission should be to deliver a low-carbon economy, to seriously tackle the gross economic and social inequalities within the EU and to connect… » read more

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by Vicky Pryce, chief Economic Advisor at the Centre for Economics and Business Research and former Joint Head of the Government’s Economic Service. /// Cameron’s decision to oppose Jean-Claude Juncker’s nomination to be the new head of the European Commission has been viewed with bemusement in some quarters and with disbelief in others. With bemusement… » read more

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By Petros Fassoulas, Chairman of the European Movement UK This blog was first published on the British Influence site The report by the government’s Migration Advisory Council (MAC) comes to add to a paramount body of scientific evidence that for years now has supported the view that immigration from EU member states has an overall… » read more

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