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Latest news, events and information about the European Parliament

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Press Releases

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Until the UK leaves the EU, it must obey EU laws on free movement, said a majority of MEPs in a plenary debate with the EU Commission on Wednesday. The EU Commission must ensure that the free movement rights of EU citizens living in the UK are respected, they added. Many speakers also underlined that EU citizens should not be used as ”bargaining chips” in the Brexit negotiations.
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A recent article in the Express claims that the former Ukip leader was “spectacularly cleared” of misusing EU funds over expenses paid to his assistants in Brussels.
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Newsletter

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 The MEPs are travelling to Strasbourg for a busy week of debates and votes. We have selected a few highlights below. Link to the full agenda is at the very bottom.
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Events

Forthcoming Events

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Brexit exit
Free movement of people is one of the EU's four freedoms and the status of EU nationals in the UK and of Britons on The Continent after Brexit is the subject of intense debate.
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The European Parliament Information Office in the UK has been invited to address U3A monthly meetings. These meetings are open to members of the U3A and their guests. Should you wish to book a speaker for your U3A please contact Elisabeth.Sweeney@ep.europa.eu or tel 0207 227 4328.
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Past Events

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Archives and playlists of public events hosted by the European Parliament Office in the UK

Past Events
 

Public interest

EU and Member States flags
After the Brexit vote, what happens next? Does the European Parliament have a role in the Brexit negotiations? What is Article 50? In this section of our website we have been collecting information, studies, and articles from different sources in order to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments related to Brexit.#EPonBrexit
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European Emergency Number Association
112 is a general emergency number which you can use in ALL EU countries. Anyone in need can call it 24/7 to reach the fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard. The number is free and can be reached by landlines, mobiles and payphones. You can even use it here in the UK instead of 999 (though it does not replace it).
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Educational Resources

Students at an educational visit at Europe House
Free educational sessions at Europe House. Specially designed to be interactive, politically neutral and suitable for 14-18 year olds at schools and colleges, including those studying for GCSE, A-Level and BTEC qualifications. They are completely free of charge. You can also request a session to be held at your school or college.
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Sample Programme Abridged
EUROSCOLA brings together about 600 students from all over the European Union for a day in Strasbourg discussing aspects of European integration, in multilingual working groups of 100 students. It is open to students aged 16-18.
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