Labour Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn has entered the campaign for Britain to remain in the EU with a major speech setting out the socialist case for staying in.
Full text: JC Europe speech 14.04.16
The Brussels Labour Annual General Meeting which takes place on Wednesday 16 March 2016 at 19:30.
We are delighted to announce that Seb Dance MEP will be the guest speaker, following the official AGM business.
The meeting will be held at the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Rue Montoyer 40, Brussels. Doors open at 19:00; the AGM begins at 19:30.
The Brussels Labour team working on the EU referendum have compiled a set of recent articles you might want to share on social media.
- Economist leader: The real danger of Brexit
- Daily Mail: Majority of members of small business group Enterprise Nation in favour of staying in EU
- Glenis Willmott for LabourList: 5 key facts to win the argument on the EU
- Guardian: Brexit would negatively affect lives of millions, official UK report
- Telegraph: Britain must stay in the EU to protect itself from ISIL, former military chiefs say
- British Influence: Why Britain is strategically stronger in Europe
- POLITICO: IMF Chief warns against Brexit
- ITV: Johnson: Labour want Britain to lead not leave Europe
- ITV: 197 business leaders write to the Times in favour of staying in the EU
- Labour press: Risk to vital research funding if the UK leaves the EU
We are organising an event with our sister parties here in Brussels, which will take place on Wednesday 2 March to mark International Women’s Day.
Everyone is welcome to attend so we very much hope you will be able to make it.
The February Brussels Labour Branch meeting will take place on Monday 22 February 2016 at 19:30 at the Foundation for Progressive Studies (FEPS), Rue Montoyer 40, Brussels.
Ian Murray, MP for Edinburgh South and Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland will address the meeting. With Scottish Parliament elections in May and the EU referendum likely to take place in the coming months, Ian will talk about the political situation in Scotland and its place in Europe.
Please note the change of date for the Branch meeting – Monday 22 February and not Wednesday 24.