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Claude Moraes MEP

Welcome to the website of Claude Moraes, Labour MEP for London.

Claude MoraesClaude Moraes is Labour Member of the European Parliament for London and Deputy Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party (EPLP).

First elected to the European Parliament in 1999, Claude was the first  Asian origin MEP. He was reelected in 2009 where he led the London list.

In July 2014 he was elected Chairman of the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE). Claude was previously Director of JCWI, the national migration and refugee charity and Chief Executive of the Immigrants' Aid Trust.

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Article: UK and France must work together to ensure organised and compassionate response to the situation in Calais, warns senior Euro-MP

Posted: Wednesday 26 Oct 2016
Category: Articles-General

Britain and France must continue to work together to ensure an organised and compassionate response that secures the safety and wellbeing of unaccompanied minors following the demolition of the ‘Calais Jungle’, a Labour MEP warned today.

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Other News: MEPs in Lebanon: funding alone will not solve the crisis, better resettlement tools are needed...

Category: News-General

With around 1.5 million refugees fleeing to Lebanon since the start of the war in Syria, it is clear that the situation in the country is untenable and that substantial help is needed to avoid a complete breakdown, not only in terms of financial assistance, but also through improved resettlement tools, says Civil Liberties Committee Chair Claude Moraes, who this week headed a delegation to Beirut.

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Other News: Post-referendum Q&A...

Category: News-General

Following the referendum, what happens now? And what happens next? We answer the key questions people have been asking...

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