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Budding artists in the East of England are urged to get their pens and paints out to design a poster to combat racism in a special cross-European competition to mark the International Day Against Fascism and AntiSemitism (9 November).

With racism and antisemitism on the rise across Europe, local MEP Alex Mayer, has joined forces with the UNITED network who want to get more people than ever involved in their efforts to combat this worrying trend.

Art Attack To Stop Race Attacks

Budding artists in the East of England are urged to get their pens and paints out to design a poster to combat racism in a special cross-European competition to mark... Read more

Following the news that Theresa May is to travel to Brussels later today (16.10.17) for a dinner with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker and chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier.

Panic stations as May sets off on surprise Brussels trip

Following the news that Theresa May is to travel to Brussels later today (16.10.17) for a dinner with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker and chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Read more

ONE Ambassadors

Young anti-poverty campaigners from across the East of England have traveled to Brussels to call on their MEP to help eradicate poverty in Africa.

Billy Hill, 24, UK Campaigns Coordinator for ONE from Epping Forest and Mary Mandefield, 23, Youth Ambassador from Welwyn Garden City are Ambassadors who met Alex Mayer MEP in the European Parliament and handed her a petition signed by 59,632 people.

East of England at ONE on poverty eradication

Young anti-poverty campaigners from across the East of England have traveled to Brussels to call on their MEP to help eradicate poverty in Africa. Billy Hill, 24, UK Campaigns Coordinator... Read more

RapidDropAlex Mayer MEP met Keith Plater, the Managing Director of Rapidrop, one of the UK’s leading fire sprinkler manufacturers.

This U.K. success story now has operations globally and a big presence in Europe including in Poland, France and Spain.

Keep Rapidrop's success from falling

Alex Mayer MEP met Keith Plater, the Managing Director of Rapidrop, one of the UK’s leading fire sprinkler manufacturers. This U.K. success story now has operations globally and a big... Read more

Following the news that BAE Systems is planning to cut 245 jobs across RAF Marham and Leeming, Norfolk MEP Alex Mayer said:

"This is hugely disappointing news and is hopelessly short-sighted. Norfolk needs high skilled jobs. But sadly when the Government spends more and more of the defence budget abroad it is Norfolk workers that pay the price. This is not the kind of sector where you can turn on and off the tap of workers - it takes years of training."

BAE Systems Blow to Norfolk's RAF Marham

Following the news that BAE Systems is planning to cut 245 jobs across RAF Marham and Leeming, Norfolk MEP Alex Mayer said: "This is hugely disappointing news and is hopelessly...

Hellblade

Alex Mayer MEP meets Melina Juergens star actor of Golden Joystick nominated computer game Hellblade.

A Cambridge-based gaming company is in the running for two prizes at the annual games industry Oscars, the "Golden Joystick Awards" and MEP Alex Mayer is urging Cambridge residents to cast their votes for the Milton Road based gaming company to win.

Euro MP Alex Mayer visited the studio to join in the celebration of their nominations and praise the international team of designers and engineers behind the success.

Cambridge MEP Urges Local Residents To Vote For Ninja Stars

Alex Mayer MEP meets Melina Juergens star actor of Golden Joystick nominated computer game Hellblade. A Cambridge-based gaming company is in the running for two prizes at the annual games... Read more

Unison AddenbrookesLocal Labour MEP Alex Mayer joined Cambridge nurses and say the government’s pay freeze is “shameful”.

The Euro MP is backing UNISON Health’s campaign at Addenbrooke's Hospital to end the 1% public sector pay cap. She signed their petition calling on Theresa May and the Conservative government to give hard working nurses a pay rise.

Alex Mayer MEP Backs Addenbrooke's Staff Calling On Theresa May For Fair Pay

Local Labour MEP Alex Mayer joined Cambridge nurses and say the government’s pay freeze is “shameful”. The Euro MP is backing UNISON Health’s campaign at Addenbrooke's Hospital to end the... Read more

Responding to Theresa May’s Conservative Party Conference speech today, East of England MEP Alex Mayer said

“Theresa May talks about the ‘British dream’ but that was as nightmare speech.

“High Time For May’s P45” Says Alex Mayer MEP

Responding to Theresa May’s Conservative Party Conference speech today, East of England MEP Alex Mayer said “Theresa May talks about the ‘British dream’ but that was as nightmare speech. Read more

Alex Mayer MEP today stood up in the European Parliament to call on the UK Government to break the deadlock and make more progress in the on-going Brexit negotiations in order to provide businesses and her constituents with more certainty.

European Parliament Speech

Brexit Turbulence A Government Choice Says Alex Mayer MEP

Post by alexlmayer. Alex Mayer MEP today stood up in the European Parliament to call on the UK Government to break the deadlock and make more progress in the on-going... Read more

At the Ryanair debate in the European Parliament on 3rd October 2017, Essex MEP Alex Mayer said:

"This crisis of cancellations, inconveniencing thousands of passengers has been on the cards for some time. And it is right that we debate how passengers rights should be enforced but what people really want is a convenient and reliable service. The truth is there is an inherent vulnerability in the Ryanair model. Relying on unsustainable employment practices: zero hours contracts, bogus self employment, degrading treatment, no sick pay or maternity pay.

Ryanair Crisis - Essex MEP speaks out

At the Ryanair debate in the European Parliament on 3rd October 2017, Essex MEP Alex Mayer said: "This crisis of cancellations, inconveniencing thousands of passengers has been on the cards... Read more

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