David Martin MEP

Labour Member of the European Parliament and one of the six MEPs representing Scotland in Brussels and Strasbourg

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The battle against corruption and inefficiency in global trade went one step further today when a breakthrough World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement gained the support of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The Agreement is the first multilateral agreement reached under the WTO since its creation in 1995.

Scottish MEP welcomes new global trade agreement to tackle corruption and inefficiency

The battle against corruption and inefficiency in global trade went one step further today when a breakthrough World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement gained the support of the European Parliament in... Read more

Senior Scottish MEP David Martin will today, along with his colleagues in the European Parliamentary Labour Party (EPLP) call on the European Commission and national governments to take action on zero-hours contracts.

European Commission under pressure to act on zero-hours contracts

Senior Scottish MEP David Martin will today, along with his colleagues in the European Parliamentary Labour Party (EPLP) call on the European Commission and national governments to take action on... Read more

David Martin MEP has welcomed today’s vote in the European Parliament for a ban on the use of cloning in animal production for farm purposes of all animal species, and a ban on food products derived from animal clones or their descendants.

 

Labour MEPs vote for EU ban on cloning of farm animals

David Martin MEP has welcomed today’s vote in the European Parliament for a ban on the use of cloning in animal production for farm purposes of all animal species, and... Read more

David Martin MEP, along with his Labour colleagues, today voted in the Strasbourg Parliament to strengthen the EU ban on the trade in seal products, aligning it with World Trade Organization (WTO) standards.

Scottish MEP welcomes vote for stronger EU crackdown on “barbaric” trade in seal products

David Martin MEP, along with his Labour colleagues, today voted in the Strasbourg Parliament to strengthen the EU ban on the trade in seal products, aligning it with World Trade... Read more

What we are witnessing is an international humanitarian crisis. The EU urgently needs a cohesive plan to manage the reception and redistribution of migrants arriving both through the Mediterranean and now increasingly across land borders.

The Refugee Crisis

What we are witnessing is an international humanitarian crisis. The EU urgently needs a cohesive plan to manage the reception and redistribution of migrants arriving both through the Mediterranean and... Read more

Labour MEPs voted today for the EU to do more to help developing countries clamp down on tax dodging, measures which will give governments resources to improve healthcare, sanitation and education.

EU action to help developing countries tackle tax dodging will save lives

Labour MEPs voted today for the EU to do more to help developing countries clamp down on tax dodging, measures which will give governments resources to improve healthcare, sanitation and... Read more

Labour MEPs have condemned today's formation of a far-right Group in the European Parliament, made possible by the defection of a former UKIP MEP.

Labour MEPs condemn ex-UKIP MEP's role in formation of new far-right Group

Labour MEPs have condemned today's formation of a far-right Group in the European Parliament, made possible by the defection of a former UKIP MEP. Read more

Labour MEPs today called on Congress to stand firm against the climate sceptics and ensure climate action is a key part of US trade deals, including the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

 

Labour MEPs call for climate action to be at heart of EU-US relations

Labour MEPs today called on Congress to stand firm against the climate sceptics and ensure climate action is a key part of US trade deals, including the EU-US Transatlantic Trade... Read more

Labour MEPs today called on Congress to stand firm against the climate sceptics and ensure climate action is a key part of US trade deals, including the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Labour MEPs call for climate action to be at heart of EU-US relations

Labour MEPs today called on Congress to stand firm against the climate sceptics and ensure climate action is a key part of US trade deals, including the EU-US Transatlantic Trade... Read more

Labour MEPs have spoken out against the postponement of tomorrow's (10 June) vote on a on a report from the European Parliament to the Commission outlining priorities and concerns for any future Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Labour MEPs disappointed by decision to postpone vote on European Parliament’s TTIP report

Labour MEPs have spoken out against the postponement of tomorrow's (10 June) vote on a on a report from the European Parliament to the Commission outlining priorities and concerns for... Read more

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