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Frances O'Grady's Articles

Of course I’ll defend the rights Europe has delivered. But we want better, not just more of the same!

14 Jul 2015, by in International

David Cameron is touring national capitals around Europe garnering support for his pre-referendum EU renegotiation strategy. And because his strategy seems to be bad news for British workers, he sometimes finds we’ve been there first. Today, for example, I’ll be travelling to Luxembourg to talk to the liberal Prime Minister, Xavier Bettel, who will play…

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Two simple messages for David Cameron on Europe

17 Jun 2015, by in International

Today I’m meeting Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament. Tomorrow, he’s meeting David Cameron to talk about Britain’s future in the EU. I’m asking Martin to make two clear points to David Cameron: 1. Cutting workers’ rights won’t win workers’ votes for Europe David Cameron has called for employment rights to be taken away…

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People in poverty deserve our respect

17 Apr 2015, by in Society & Welfare

Today an independent group of nine women published Our Lives: challenging attitudes to poverty in 2015 – I’m one of them. Our report takes seriously the experiences of people dealing with poverty; we started with the stories told to us by people in poverty and built from that to wider conclusions. We started by respecting…

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