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Claude Moraes MEP

Welcome to the website of Claude Moraes, Labour MEP for London.

Claude MoraesClaude Moraes is Labour Member of the European Parliament for London and Deputy Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party (EPLP).

First elected to the European Parliament in 1999, Claude was the first  Asian origin MEP. He was reelected in 2009 where he led the London list.

In July 2014 he was elected Chairman of the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE). Claude was previously Director of JCWI, the national migration and refugee charity and Chief Executive of the Immigrants' Aid Trust.

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Article: Labour MEPs: Unless the Commission takes strong action now, more migrant lives will be lost

Posted: Wednesday 13 May 2015
Category: Articles-General

Labour MEPs today welcomed the European Commission's new migration strategy, but called for stronger action to rescue migrants drowning at sea, a more coherent plan to tackle people-smugglers, and safer pathways to legal, managed migration.


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Other News: Labour MEPs welcome EU funding to tackle youth unemployment...

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Europe is facing a crisis with over 5 million young people in unemployment. Labour MEPs are fighting for new opportunities for young people in the UK and plan to vote in favour of EU funding to help create new jobs for those aged 16-25 years.

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Other News: Local MEP calls for further EU legislation to save the lives of thousands of workers...

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The 28th April 2015 is International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) and the UN’s World Day for Safety at Work. This marks a time for us to pay our respects to the 100, 000 people across the EU and 2 million people worldwide who die every year because of their work.

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