• 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

Control of spending and monitoring of EU Youth Guarantee schemes cost-effectiveness (short presentation)

23-10-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)10-23(21)

REPORT on control of spending and monitoring of EU Youth Guarantee schemes’ cost-effectiveness

11-10-2017 A8-0296/2017

OPINION on the next MFF: preparing Parliament’s position on the MFF post-2020

11-10-2017 REGI_AD(2017)606230
  • RT @ChukaUmunna: .@IanMurrayMP tells the inside story on efforts to thwart the Tories’ hard Brexit in the @HouseofCommons last night
    21/11/2017 11:42 - twitter
  • RT @faisalislam: In 4 months, Cabinet Brexiteers have gone from: 1. No Transition to a 2 year transition 2. Parallel trade talks to non-parallel talks 3. No ECJ transition jurisdiction to No ECJ over new rules 4. Go Whistle" to £20bn 5. £20bn to £40bn
    20/11/2017 23:52 - twitter
  • RT @jamesmatesitv: So London loses the European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam and the European Banking Authority to Paris. A lot of jobs have just gone. Brexit getting real.
    20/11/2017 23:34 - twitter
  • RT @StewartWood: Today the EU Medicines Agency was relocated from the UK to Amsterdam, and the European Banking Authority was relocated from the UK to Paris. Another Brexit claim bites the dust.
    20/11/2017 23:03 - twitter
  • RT @Peston: Labour Remain MPs livid that Labour frontbench whipped MPs to vote with government on amendment to Customs Bill that would have kept open option of UK remaining in EU single market and customs union
    20/11/2017 22:50 - twitter
  • RT @Peston: Perhaps more important, that cabinet sub committee concedes European Court of Justice could have role in enforcing rights of 3m EU migrants in Britain after Brexit. This will be seen by EU as big shift by UK, but more ardent Brexiteers will hate.
    20/11/2017 22:50 - twitter



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