Lib Dem MEPs call on Boris Johnson to release the Russia report in European Parliament debate

Lib Dem MEPs call on Boris Johnson to release the Russia report in European Parliament debate

In a debate they secured in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Liberal Democrat MEPs have warned about foreign interference in European democracies and elections, once again urging the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to publish a parliamentary intelligence and security committee report...

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MEP calls on Twitter to uphold code of conduct after CCHQ misinformation stunt

MEP calls on Twitter to uphold code of conduct after CCHQ misinformation stunt

Caroline Voaden, Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the European Parliament has written to Twitter's CEO and Co-Founder Jack Dorsey calling on him to take a strong stance against a misinformation stunt staged by the Conservative Party (UK) press office Twitter account in which it posed as an impa...

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MEP calls on Boris Johnson to nominate a new EU Commissioner as EU begins legal proceedings

MEP calls on Boris Johnson to nominate a new EU Commissioner as EU begins legal proceedings

The European Union launched legal action against the UK government as Boris Johnson has failed to nominate a new EU commissioner to send to Brussels - a condition included in the extension of article 50 issued last month. In a statement the European Commission said it had issued “a formal letter ...

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Caroline Voaden elected new leader of UK’s Liberal Democrats in the European Parliament

Caroline Voaden elected new leader of UK’s Liberal Democrats in the European Parliament

Caroline Voaden MEP was today chosen to lead the delegation of Liberal Democrat MEPs in the European Parliament, following the announcement last week that Catherine Bearder MEP was standing down. Since beating Labour and the Conservatives in May’s European Parliament elections, Liberal Democrat...

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MEPs block move to weaken EU rules on bee-harming pesticides

MEPs block move to weaken EU rules on bee-harming pesticides

SW MEP Caroline Voaden voted this week to block legislation that would have weakened EU rules protecting bee colonies from toxic pesticides. The European parliament vetoed the move by member states and the European commission on Wednesday. Caroline said: "I'm proud to have signed this objection i...

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Stop Brexit - Start fighting for better mental health across the EU

Stop Brexit - Start fighting for better mental health across the EU

Too many women, men and young people are affected by this life-changing epidemic and it’s our duty to work together to tackle it. Over 84 000 people died of mental health problems (2015) and suicides across EU countries According to the latest IHME estimates, more than one in six people across E...

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Meet Caroline Voaden MEP

Caroline Voaden is one of two Liberal Democrat Members of the European Parliament for the South West of England and Gibraltar. Caroline is a freelance editor, a former Reuters journalist and former small business owner, who has lived in South Devon for 10 years.

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