11/09/2017 - 10:45
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) yesterday adopted a motion at its annual Congress calling for the defence of existing free movement of labour within the European Economic Area. It also calls for an up-front guarantee for existing EU/EEA citizens in the UK to stay, live and work after the UK withdraws from the EU.
04/08/2017 - 18:56
Uncertainty over the future status of EU nationals in the UK, and the possibility of the end of free movement of workers between the UK and EU countries post-Brexit is exacerbating more long-standing concerns about skills shortages in certain sectors of the UK economy.
26/01/2017 - 10:59
Right wing populists in Europe have been galvanised by last year’s Brexit vote in the UK and Donald Trump’s triumph in the American presidential election. But will they strike further blows against the European political establishment in 2017?
21/06/2016 - 16:21
Some left criticisms of the EU are justified, but a left exit (or Lexit) is not the answer.
15/06/2016 - 09:00
There is a progressive left case for the EU which the Labour party needs to make.
01/06/2016 - 23:12
Thirteen of the largest trade unions in the UK are calling for a remain vote in the referendum on EU membership.
29/05/2016 - 20:33
Stay in Europe to change Europe! That was the message from the Vote In – Another Europe is Possible event held in central London on Saturday.
19/09/2015 - 20:16
The Trades Union Congress adopted a statement on the EU last week on the forthcoming UK referendum on membership of the EU.
19/09/2015 - 18:09
The trade union movement in Britain embraced the vision of a social Europe put forward by European Commission President Jacques Delors at the end of the 1980s.
17/08/2015 - 22:01
In his speech at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London, European Parliament President Martin Schulz decried the twisting of facts, in which people were being “used as scapegoats,” and called for a calm “fact-based debate on free movement” - a principal that should remain a fundamental pillar of the EU.