• Derek
  • Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
  • Member
  • United Kingdom Labour Party
  • Date of birth: 2 May 1961, Merthyr


  • CONT Committee on Budgetary Control


  • REGI Committee on Regional Development
  • DANZ Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand


  • BUDG Committee on Budgets
  • D-IN Delegation for relations with India
  • DACP Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

Most recent activities

OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2016: Section III - Commission and executive agencies

21-02-2018 REGI_AD(2018)615430
  • RT @catherinemep: BREAKING: European car manufacturers say transition of 21 months "is too short". Extension needed and we have not even left yet! #Brexit
    19/03/2018 17:21 - twitter
  • RT @RCorbettMEP: Essentially, EU has said: “Sure, you can stay in #SingleMarket and #CustomsUnion during transition if you want, provided you follow the same rules as the rest of us (though as a non-member you’ve chosen not to have a say anymore)”
    19/03/2018 15:45 - twitter
  • RT @jamesmatesitv: As with the Phase 1 Withdrawal 'negotiation'. UK resists EU27 demands, ends up accepting close to 100% of them. Triumph.
    19/03/2018 14:18 - twitter
  • As expected transition agreed on EU terms!
    19/03/2018 14:15 - twitter
  • RT @wefowales: Testimonial for the EU funded METaL project, supporting employees to gain new qualifications in the advanced materials and manufacturing sector @METaL_Project #EUFundsCymru
    19/03/2018 11:50 - twitter
  • RT @JenniferMerode: No surprise British business wants UK to stay in EU research programmes. Between 2007-13, UK paid €5.4bn to EU research budget and British-based researchers got €8.8bn back in grants.
    19/03/2018 09:31 - twitter



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