European Parliamentary Labour Party

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The European Parliamentary Labour Party is an integral part of the Socialist and Democrats (S&D) 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.

Labour MEPs[edit]

Labour has 20 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[edit]

Socialist Group in the European Parliament[edit]

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 & Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Labour Committee co-ordinators[edit]

International Trade Committee: David Martin MEP

Foreign Affairs Committee: Richard Howitt MEP

Labour Chairs of Parliamentary Committees[edit]

Civil Liberties, Justice: Claude Moraes MEP

Overseas Development: Linda McAvan MEP

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