Mary Honeyball

Mary Honeyball MEP

Mary Honeyball entered the European Parliament in 2000, following three decades of involvement in Labour politics. Since becoming an MEP she has taken a special interest in women’s issues, and acts as the Labour spokesperson for women’s rights and gender equality.

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The final straw

Mary Honeyball MEP

“Unless the final settlement proves to be acceptable, then the option of retaining EU membership should be retained. The final settlement should therefore be subject to approval, through Parliament and potentially through a general election or referendum” Though heavily publicised by colleagues in Brussels, this resolution passed by Labour party conference last year has never…

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Hearts and minds

Mary Honeyball MEP

As we all reel from the result of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union, now may be the time for some initial reflections on the result, how it happened and where we may go from here. Firstly, although it is difficult, we must accept the result. While this may prove a challenge…