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In wake of Facebook scandal, EU must back up data protection regulation with new ePrivacy laws, warn Labour MEPs

Posted: Thursday 19 Apr 2018
Category: Articles-General

To further guard against a repeat of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, national governments must back the European Parliament’s ePrivacy proposals that will complement the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Labour MEPs urged as the parliament this week condemned the abuse of citizens’ data and election manipulation.

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Impact of Brexit on Equality & anti-discrimination in EU & UK

Posted: Monday 09 Oct 2017
Category: Articles-General

On 9th Ocotber 2017 Claude Moraes MEP, Chair of the European Parliament Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committee, and Equinet, the European Network of Equality Bodies, hosted the conference:

End of a fruitful dialogue?

Impact of Brexit on Equality and anti-discrimination in the EU & UK

The UK has played a central role in contributing to the development of an equality and anti-discrimination framework at EU level. In many ways the UK is a forerunner in this field. The absence of the UK in the EU institutions will impact the development of new anti-discrimination laws and efficient implementation of current legislation.

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Don't threaten to cut intelligence ties in Brexit talks, UK warned

Posted: Tuesday 28 Feb 2017
Category: Articles-General

British MEP says it is not feasible to threaten to withdraw security cooperation following veiled warnings from Theresa May

The British government should steer clear of using Britain’s crime-fighting and espionage expertise as a bargaining chip in Brexit negotiations, a leading MEP has said.

Claude Moraes, a Labour MEP for London, who chairs the European Parliament’s influential civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee, said the UK would not be able to withdraw from cooperation on security and defence, because working with European neighbours benefitted both sides.

 

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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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