Criticism for Government over new rules on bankers bonuses

bankingGlenis Willmott has criticised the government for trying to defend the bankers’ bonus culture.

New pan-European rules were finally agreed yesterday, with the UK being the only member state to try to defend the status quo by maintaining the current …

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Labour MEP backing the fight against breast cancer

Glenis Willmott is backing the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s award winning fundraiser, “wear it pink” day – and wants constituents to join her.

Now in its 10th year, “wear it pink” day, …

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No more thalidomides – Labour call

“There must be no more “thalidomides,” Labour’s Leader in the European Parliament has said, as new laws to ensure better drug safety were due to be passed by the European Parliament in Strasbourg today.

Glenis Willmott said: “With the thalidomide …

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Basic banking – a right for all

Every European citizen should have the right to open and run a basic bank account.
That was the conclusion of a vote in the European Parliament yesterday, supported by local Labour MEP Glenis Willmott.
Glenis said: “Over 30 million adults …

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Euro MEP Glenis Willmott talks health


East Midlands MEP Glenis Willmott discussed regional health at a meeting to profile some of the initiatives being undertaken by local organisations to reduce obesity when she visited the Platform for Health and Wellbeing at a meeting hosted by Alfreton-based …

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Homophobia: Glenis joins European leaders working to make things better

Glenis Willmott has joined other European leaders in an important message to young people, shown on a video launched today (Wednesday May 16)

For the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia 2012, Glenis and over 50 other European politicians and …

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Europe can help address the “quieter crisis”

Europe can provide real added value to some of the problems arising from ageing populations, local MEP Glenis Willmott has said.

Mrs Willmott, Labour MEP for the East Midlands said: “While the economic crisis loudly rumbles on, a much quieter …

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Diabetes – one death every two minutes

We must do far more to prevent diabetes, a Labour MEP has said, following a vote in the European Parliament calling for more action against the disease.

Glenis Willmott, who leads on health issues for Labour in the European Parliament …

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