A Day in the Life of an MEP – Martina Dlabajová

Martina Dlabajová is an MEP from the Czech Republic. She is a member of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and successfully stood as a non-party candidate for the ANO 2011 movement. She is also the vice-chair on the Committee for Budgetary Control. Do you ever wonder what a day in the life of an MEP might look like? First, … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an MEP – Martina Dlabajová

A day in the life of an MEP: Brando Benifei

Brando Benifei is a Member of the European Parliament for the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) and the youngest within the party. In June, we will be hosting  our Annual Young Professional’s Visit to Strasbourg, where you will have the chance to meet and interact with a number of MEPs. For the full programme and more information on registrations, please click here. Only one year has … Continue reading A day in the life of an MEP: Brando Benifei

A day in the life of an MEP: Philippe de Backer

Philippe de Backer is a Member of the European Parliament for Open VLD, and is part of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE). In June, we will be hosting  our Annual visit to Strasbourg, where you will have the chance to meet and interact with a number of MEPs. For the full programme and more information on registrations, please click here. … Continue reading A day in the life of an MEP: Philippe de Backer

Shaping Transatlantic Trade

By Richard Corbett, Member of the European Parliament for Yorkshire & Humber, and Deputy Leader of the Labour MEPs. He is currently Vice-Chair of the European Movement in the UK Do we want a free trade deal with the USA? In principle, Europe – and especially the UK – has a lot to gain from a partnership that lowers tariffs, reduces red tape and harmonises regulations. … Continue reading Shaping Transatlantic Trade

A day in the life of an MEP

After spending last week in Strasbourg, Tomáš Zdechovský (pictured) recounts a day in his life of being an MEP.  Many have a very distorted view on what Members of the European Parliament actually do. Since the beginning of my mandate, I have been trying to shed a bit of light on our work and I have encouraged citizens to interest themselves in what their representatives … Continue reading A day in the life of an MEP