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The European Parliamentary Labour Party is an integral part of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament and of the British Labour Party. Labour's Euro Parliamentarians represent their voters so as to advance democracy, social justice, prosperity, peace and sustainable development in the UK, EU and throughout the world.

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Labour MEPs

Labour has 13 Euro MEPs in the European Parliament. The European Parliamentary Labour Party sits as part of the multi-national Socialist Group in the European Parliament, but it has its own leadership and spokespeople representing Britain in Brussels and Strasbourg.

Below are details about positions held by Labour MEPs in the European Parliamentary Labour Party, the Socialist Group in the European Parliament and the European Parliament.

European Parliamentary Labour Party officers

Socialist Group in the European Parliament

British Labour MEPs hold key positions in the Socialist Group in the European Parliament, a pan national group of which the Labour Party is a member. Committee co-ordinators operate as spokespeople for the Socialist Group in the European Parliament in their respective committee; they co-ordinate decisions on policy with each of the different national groups that make up the Socialist Group in the European Parliament.

Socialist Group Bureau

Vice-President Linda McAvan MEP

Socialist Group in the European Parliament Committee co-ordinators

Constitutional Affairs Committee Richard Corbett MEP Employment and Social Affairs Committee Stephen Hughes MEP

The following British Labour MEPs hold key positions in the European Parliament

EPLP spokespeople

Labour has an official spokesperson for each committee in the European Parliament. These MEPs represent Labour policy on these committees and act as spokespeople on the subjects covered by the committee.

  • Michael Cashman is MEP for the West Midlands region representing Sandwell, Dudley, Walsall, Coventry, Warwickshire & Staffordshire in the European Parliament.
  • Richard Corbett is the Deputy Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party and represents Bradford, Calderdale, East Yorkshire, Hull, Leeds, North Yorkshire, Wakefield and York in the Yorkshire & the Humber region.
  • Robert Evans is the Chair of the European Parliamentary Labour Party and represents the London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond upon Thames and Sutton.
  • Glyn Ford represents the South West of England which includes Bath and North East Somerset, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gibraltar, Gloucestershire, Isles of Scilly, Plymouth, Poole, Somerset, Swindon, Torbay and Wiltshire.
  • Neena Gill is the MEP for the West Midlands Region representing Birmingham, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire.
  • Mary Honeyball represents the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Camden, Croydon, Greenwich, Kensington & Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark, Wandsworth and Westminster.
  • Richard Howitt represents the East of England covering Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk and Thurrock.
  • Stephen Hughes represents the North East of England covering Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Northumberland, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton on Tees and Tyne and Wear.
  • Glenys Kinnock MEP represents Wales and is the President of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific States. » more David Martin MEP
  • David Martin is a Member of the European Parliament representing Scotland.
  • Linda McAvan represents Barnsley, Doncaster, Kirklees, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, Rotherham, Sheffield and Wakefield in the Yorkshire and the Humber region.
  • Arlene McCarthy represents Chester, Crosby, Ellesmere Port & Neston, Liverpool, Manchester, Oldham, Sefton, Stockport, Tameside and Wirral in the North West of England.
  • Claude Moraes represents the London Boroughs of Barnet, Barking & Dagenham, City, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Havering, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. » more Eluned Morgan MEP
  • Eluned Morgan is one of the Members of European Parliament representing Wales.
  • Brian Simpson represents Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Congleton, Copeland, Crewe & Nantwich, Eden, Halton, Knowsley, Macclesfield, South Lakeland, St Helens, Vale Royal, Warrington and Wigan.
  • Peter Skinner represents Bracknell Forest, Brighton & Hove, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway Towns, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Oxfordshire, Portsmouth, Reading, Slough, Southampton, Surrey, West Sussex, Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham in the South East of England.
  • Catherine Stihler is a Member of the European Parliament for Scotland. » more Gary Titley MEP
  • Gary Titley is the Leader of the Labour MEPs and represents the North West of England covering Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Salford, South Ribble, Trafford, Rochdale, Rossendale, West Lancashire and Wyre.
  • Glenis Willmott is the European Parliamentary Labour Party Whip and represents the East Midlands region which covers Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.
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