December 4, 2015

Labour In for Britain

Labour will defend the rights of working people by campaigning to keep Britain in Europe. That was the message from Alan Johnson, who officially launched the Labour In for Britain campaign. Distinct from the cross party pro–EU campaign, Labour’s campaign calls for the UK to stay in the EU so we can protect working people and stand up for rights in …

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October 15, 2015

Petition: Let 16 and 17 Year Olds Have a Say on the EU

Derek Vaughan, Labour’s Welsh MEP, has started a petition asking David Cameron to allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in the upcoming European Referendum. The referendum could have far-reaching impacts, and I support extending the right to vote to 16 and 17 year olds on this important issue. In the recent Scottish independence referendum, 16 and 17 year olds were …

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May 22, 2014

Vote Labour in today’s European Elections

Today’s European election is the most important in a generation. Wales has been hardest hit by the Tory/Lib Dem UK government over the past four years. Wages are down £1,600, energy bills have rocketed £300, and Cameron and Clegg’s cost-of-living crisis continues to make life difficult for people up and down Wales. The most recent polling shows that it’s neck …

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