Tag: Labour Party

The Labour Party, and immigration in the UK post-EU referendum
Brexit

The Labour Party, and immigration in the UK post-EU referendum

One of the most unusual post-EU Referendum stories to date has been the news that UK slaughterhouses face a possible shortage of workers. As the BVA outlines, in the meat hygiene sector some 95% of veterinary surgeons graduated overseas. Britain, it seems, does not train enough of its own veterinary staff […]

Labour’s EU vision in 5 points
EU Politics

Labour’s EU vision in 5 points

I was at an event in Brussels this week where there was much discussion about Labour trying to find 5 points it could put on a pledge card during the 2014 European Parliament election campaign. So, looking at what top politicians in the Labour Party have been saying about the […]

Labour’s MEP lists. I’m angry and disappointed.
UK Politics

Labour’s MEP lists. I’m angry and disappointed.

So, as reported on LabourList earlier, Labour’s MEP lists are now out, and I am angry and disappointed by the outcome. The full list of names, together with one line bios, website links, and Twitter usernames can be found at the end of this post, and there is a Twitter […]