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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Caroline Voaden MEP welcomes the Supreme Court’s judgment that Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful.

Caroline Voaden MEP welcomes the Supreme Court’s judgment that Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful.

SW MEP Caroline Voaden reacts to UK Supreme Court ruling Liberal Democrat MEPs welcome the Supreme Court’s judgment that Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful. A Prime Minister that behaves unlawfully and undermines democratic standards is clearly unfit to hold the office ...

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Gibraltar plans airlift of food and medicines for No Deal Brexit scenario

Gibraltar plans airlift of food and medicines for No Deal Brexit scenario

The Government of Gibraltar is exploring chartering an aeroplane to bring in food, as No Deal Brexit threatens a ‘siege-like’ situation not seen since Franco’s blockade of The Rock. An all-parliamentary party delegation of UK MEPs, Members of Northern Ireland’s Assembly and Peers including Lib ...

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Cross party group of UK MEPs pledge joint action to protect Britain's future

Cross party group of UK MEPs pledge joint action to protect Britain's future

A Cross Party Group of UK Members of the European Parliament has signed a Declaration committing themselves to work together in the face of Brexit, and have called upon continental colleagues to support their efforts. Meeting in Brussels, representatives of the Green, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Al...

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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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