Cross Party Declaration

A Cross Party Group of UK Members of the European Parliament has signed a Declaration committing themselves to work together in the face of brexit, and have called upon continental colleagues to support their efforts.Meeting in Brussels, representatives of the Green, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Alliance, Plaid Cymru and Scottish National Party were able to sign … Continue reading Cross Party Declaration

MEP Life- starter for 10

This week has been extraordinary from a political climate perspective and also in terms of the galvanising of thousands of people to step out of their usual lives and stand up to be counted to stop the current Government removing their say. We need a People’s Parliament; a way for everyone to get their voices … Continue reading MEP Life- starter for 10

#StopBrexit- the view from College Green on Wednesday

London on Wednesday; when Boris Johnson announced he was suspending Parliament, was extraordinary. Word spread on social media that people were gathering on College Green at 5:30 but we never imagined the numbers that would gather. Arriving with my London Lib Dem colleagues, MEPs Dinesh Dhamija, Luisa Porritt and Irina von Wiese (pictured above), it … Continue reading #StopBrexit- the view from College Green on Wednesday

Judith Bunting MEP slams Johnson’s move to stifle the voice of the people as ‘childish and cowardly’.

South East reels as Boris Johnson suspends Parliament. Responding to the reports that the Government is expected to ask the Queen to suspend Parliament from mid-September, Liberal Democrat MEP for the South East, Judith Bunting said: "Shutting down Parliament is a childish act of cowardice on the part of Boris Johnson. “He knows the people … Continue reading Judith Bunting MEP slams Johnson’s move to stifle the voice of the people as ‘childish and cowardly’.

Bunting talks Business in Chesham- MEP Life 8

This week I have had a short break after visiting all over the South East over the past few weeks. However, I managed to squeeze in a couple of things over the weekend which I wanted to tell you about. I was invited to speak at an event in Chesham, by the group Chilterns 4 … Continue reading Bunting talks Business in Chesham- MEP Life 8

An eventful week in politics- MEP Life – week 5

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They say a week is a long time in politics, well they are not wrong!! From the London march through to two new party leaders, this week was super-eventful. Thanks to all who attended the March for Change in London, the many photos and videos from the day are just brilliant. We must keep up … Continue reading An eventful week in politics- MEP Life – week 5

Crowd funding, the3million and electoral chaos

Yesterday I met with the British in Europe Group to talk over what will happen to the 1.3m Britons living in Europe if Boris Johnson goes ahead with a no deal Brexit. This situation is a living nightmare for so many people. British and EU citizens abroad are being used as bargaining chips without regard … Continue reading Crowd funding, the3million and electoral chaos

Sentiment, stunts and a serious point made in Strasbourg

The European Parliament in Strasbourg re-opened today. It was a truly emotional and historic occasion. The European elections were not supposed to happen, and we now have 16 Liberal Democrat MEPS taking their seats. At the opening session, all 16 of us took the opportunity to make our political point, wearing bright ‘Stop Brexit’ t-shirts … Continue reading Sentiment, stunts and a serious point made in Strasbourg