Welcome to the European Parliamentary Labour Party
The European Parliamentary Labour Party is an integral part of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament and of the Labour Party. Labour's Euro Parliamentarians represent their voters so as to advance democracy, social justice, prosperity, peace and sustainable development in the UK, EU and throughout the world.
Major boost for Labour campaign for action on missing children - 10 July 2008
LABOUR'S campaign for action on missing children has received a major boost this week with support for a Europe-wide 'Amber Alert' system and the 116000 missing child hotline. [ READ MORE ] Corbett: Reforms on political groups will protect diversity of debate - 9 July 2008
Labour MEP Richard Corbett today welcomed the adoption of his proposal to change the rules on the right for groups of MEPs to obtain extra finance for their political activities, making it more difficult for them to do so. [ READ MORE ] Heritage Movement let down by UKIP, claims Euro-MP - 8 July 2008
Labour MEP and Heritage Railway Association (HRA) Vice President Brian Simpson has slammed UKIP for failing to support the Heritage Railways movement in the European Parliament. [ READ MORE ] Labour MEPs: Victory for cautious approach to biofuels - 8 July 2008
In a key Environment Committee vote, Labour MEPs secured a crucial amendment to the proposed 10% target for renewable energy in the transport sector - the so-called 'biofuel target'. [ READ MORE ] MEP calls for ban of "hyperactivity" food additives - 7 July 2008
Labour MEP Linda McAvan has backed a European Parliament call for a ban on harmful food colourings called azo-dyes, which have been linked to hyperactivity in children. [ READ MORE ]