Claude Moraes MEP
Welcome to the website of Claude Moraes, Labour MEP for London.
Claude 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.
He is currently Spokesperson for the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament for Home Affairs and Justice. Claude was previously Director of JCWI, the national migration and refugee charity and Chief Executive of the Immigrants' Aid Trust.
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Other News: PRISM Surveillance - calling for a full investigation into EU governments' involvement...
As S&D spokesperson on Justice and Home Affairs, I spoke in Parliament this month calling for a full investigation into EU Governments involvement in the PRISM scandal.
I underlined that such action was a major breach of trust and non compliant with EU data protection legislation. These reports confirm our concern that there needs to be a vital balance between the need to protect data and privacy and security.Continue reading this news article
Other News: April Report for Claude Moraes MEP...
Calling for greater EU action in Bangladesh
This month I tabled a series of parliamentary questions both to the Commission and to the High Representative for Foreign Affairs asking about EU action in Bangladesh.Continue reading this news article