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The voices of women and young people must be heard in the resolution of the Kashmir dispute and in post conflict decisions, Labour MEP Alex Mayer said at a high level United Nations meeting in Geneva.

The meeting titled “Women and Youth in Conflict” took place on 22nd June and was co-sponsored by the International Muslim Women Union.

Forgotten Voices Must Be Heard In Kashmir Resolution Says Alex Mayer MEP

The voices of women and young people must be heard in the resolution of the Kashmir dispute and in post conflict decisions, Labour MEP Alex Mayer said at a high... Read more

In response to President Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs announced last month, the European Union will launch retaliatory tariffs against US exports this Friday 22 June.

US exports such as jeans, motorbikes, cranberries, orange juice, sweetcorn and peanut butter will be targeted, trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom confirmed today.

Bully Trump Shows Britain Stronger In EU Says Alex Mayer MEP

In response to President Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs announced last month, the European Union will launch retaliatory tariffs against US exports this Friday 22 June. US exports such as... Read more

Euro MP Alex Mayer has welcomed the resignation of Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR).

GTR has been particularly hit by the recent rail timetable shake up with passengers facing sudden cancellations and numerous delays.

Alex Mayer MEP Welcomes Govia CEO Resignation

Euro MP Alex Mayer has welcomed the resignation of Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR).GTR has been particularly hit by the recent rail timetable shake up... Read more

Ex-UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson has sparked anger after rising to speak about the far-right ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson, directly after a tribute to murdered Labour MP Jo Cox in the European Parliament today (14th June 2018).

All MEPs stood and applauded after a  tribute to Ms Cox was delivered by senior German MEP Udo Bullman.

 

Crass UK MEP Supports Tommy Robinson Moments After Jo Cox Tribute

Ex-UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson has sparked anger after rising to speak about the far-right ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson, directly after a tribute to murdered Labour MP Jo Cox... Read more

With football fans eagerly awaiting kick off of the 2018 World Cup, local Euro MP Alex Mayer teamed up with Cambridge women's rights campaigners in a bid to call full-time on domestic violence 

According to the charity White Ribbon, and academic research, domestic violence increases during the World Cup.

 

Cambridge Calls Full Time On Domestic Violence This World Cup

With football fans eagerly awaiting kick off of the 2018 World Cup, local Euro MP Alex Mayer teamed up with Cambridge women's rights campaigners in a bid to call full-time... Read more

MEP Alex Mayer warned that Brexit is taking its toll on the computer games industry at a meeting with the creator of the high tech CBBC show BAMZOOKI, Jeremy Cooke.

Gaming industry trade body UKIE has found that 40% of UK based games companies are considering relocating after Brexit, as they rely on skilled workers from the EU. Many smaller developers also currently receive funding from the Creative Europe programme which could be cut off post Brexit.

Are Brexiteers Living In A Virtual Reality Asks MEP

MEP Alex Mayer warned that Brexit is taking its toll on the computer games industry at a meeting with the creator of the high tech CBBC show BAMZOOKI, Jeremy Cooke.... Read more

The European Parliament will vote tomorrow (Tuesday 12th June 2018) on new rules to make the European Union Aviation Safety Agency collect data on the links between poor working conditions and safety.

Many pilots and a majority of first officers at Ryanair are not directly employed by the airline. Instead they sign contracts with agencies supplying pilot services exclusively to Ryanair. These “contractors” to all intents and purposes do the same job as employee pilots - but as they are not official employees they do not have access to sick pay.

Crunch Vote To Stop Stansted Pilots Flying When Unwell

The European Parliament will vote tomorrow (Tuesday 12th June 2018) on new rules to make the European Union Aviation Safety Agency collect data on the links between poor working conditions... Read more

Following the news that Poundworld has gone into administration, MEP Alex Mayer said:

“This is devastating news for the staff in stores across Norfolk.

 

Poundworld Collapse: Brexit Means Exit On Our High Streets Says Euro MP

Following the news that Poundworld has gone into administration, MEP Alex Mayer said: “This is devastating news for the staff in stores across Norfolk.   Read more

Lowestoft women will be joined by Suffolk Euro MP Alex Mayer this weekend to celebrate the centenary of women getting the vote (Sunday 10th June, The Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft).

Ms Mayer will officially open the event, called “Hopes for the future, paying tribute to the past”, which will feature a woman’s history exhibition, afternoon tea and a showing of the 2015 film ‘Suffragette’ film starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep.

 

Alex Mayer MEP Joins Lowestoft Women To Celebrate Vote Centenary

Lowestoft women will be joined by Suffolk Euro MP Alex Mayer this weekend to celebrate the centenary of women getting the vote (Sunday 10th June, The Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft). Ms... Read more

Ahead of The Council of the University of Cambridge’s decision, expected this Friday 8th June 2018, on the Working Group Report on Divestment: “This has been a long campaign and I pay tribute to the students and academics who have kept up the relentless pressure to bring us to this week’s decision.
“The University of Cambridge is a powerful force. I wholeheartedly support divesting from the fossil fuel industry and taking a lead on promoting the low carbon economy.

Alex Mayer MEP Calls For Cambridge University To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Ahead of The Council of the University of Cambridge’s decision, expected this Friday 8th June 2018, on the Working Group Report on Divestment: “This has been a long campaign and... Read more

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