Richard Howitt MEP Newsletter

18eSb73m_400x400.pngE-newsletter March/April from Richard Howitt MEP, Labour's Member of the European Parliament for the East of England:

Richard thanks all party friends for the many good wishes for safety which he received, after he was present in the European Parliament 'lockdown' during the Brussels terrorist attack, (read more). 
With less than 100 days to go to the EU referendum Jeremy Corbyn came to Brussels to put the party's united message for Britain to remain in the EU, as Richard joins CLPs across the East of England campaigning for 'Labour In For Britain', (read more). 
See Richard's picture gallery campaigning with constituencies for 'Labour In For Britain', from Norwich to St Albans, Basildon to Ipswich, Chelmsford to Bury St Edmunds, (read more). 

E-newsletter March/April from Richard Howitt MEP, Labour's Member of the European Parliament for the East of England:

Richard thanks all party friends for the many good wishes for safety which he received, after he was present in the European Parliament 'lockdown' during the Brussels terrorist attack, (read more). 
With less than 100 days to go to the EU referendum Jeremy Corbyn came to Brussels to put the party's united message for Britain to remain in the EU, as Richard joins CLPs across the East of England campaigning for 'Labour In For Britain', (read more). 
See Richard's picture gallery campaigning with constituencies for 'Labour In For Britain', from Norwich to St Albans, Basildon to Ipswich, Chelmsford to Bury St Edmunds, (read more). 

 

With less than 100 days to go to the EU referendum Jeremy Corbyn came to Brussels to put the party's united message for Britain to remain in the EU, as Richard joins CLPs across the East of England campaigning for 'Labour In For Britain', (read more). 

See Richard's picture gallery campaigning with constituencies for 'Labour In For Britain', from Norwich to St Albans, Basildon to Ipswich, Chelmsford to Bury St Edmunds, (read more). 
EU 'leave' campaigners had better 'watch out' as Richard takes to the airwaves to prove them wrong, (read more). 
Who was Richard referring to when he said: “It is truly sickening for a Member of Parliament to seek to politicise the victims of domestic abuse, by making his offensive comparison to Britain’s place in the European Union..The true brutality is only in his own words." (read more). 
Tory MEPs oppose Labour-backed efforts to tackle childhood obesity, to help more women run businesses, to make sure companies pay their taxes and respect workers' rights, and to protect local people from air pollution - all in Richard's 'Opposition Watch' on East of England Tory and UKIP MEPs, (read more). 
It is important to question Europe's 'refugee deal' with Turkey says Richard, but right for him to lead a European Parliament call for an EU arms embargo on Saudi Arabia -  backed by a 750,000-strong petition.  All this and more about Richard's work as Labour and Socialist Group Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, (read more). 
This month, Richard explains how Labour MEPs joined Socialist colleagues to call for better access to education in humanitarian emergencies, to make gas appliances safer and to say Europe's Digital Single Market must not leave anyone behind, (read more). 
Helping a Sudbury epileptic patient, promoting fair trade garden sculptures in Ely, calling for rail renationalisation in Witham and making holidays cheaper from Luton - view Richard's photo-diary from some of his recent constituency activities, (read more). 
Richard debates the EU Referendum at Writtle Agricultural College, hears a pro-EU message at a leading Cambridge tech company, explains at a Kempston Dog Rescue centre progress on EU action to combat puppy smuggling and how a European lobby from Sandy, Beds helps win parliamentary opposition to watering down EU nature protection laws - all in more from Richard's constituency activities, (read more). 
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