The real benefit of the European Parliament is providing a sensible regulatory framework to benefit us all. Like Seatbelts - it's for our benefit but we needed legislation to make us wear them!
Common rules that allow us to get medical treatment throughout Europe, ensure childrens' toys are safe, know our food is correctly labelled, benefit from equality and employment rights and impose regulation on pollution.
Here you will find many useful links and contacts if you want to know more about the European Parliament, the Elections and other interesting matters.
UK Office of the European Parliament
The European Parliament's Institutions - What they do
Research all the MEPs in Europe
Guidance For UK Independant Candidates. This document was not produced until February 2009!
Guidance on Election Expenses for Independant Candidates. This document was not produced until April 2009!
Make sure you are registered to vote!
ON 4 JUNE 2009 - YOU DECIDE: WHO YOU HIRE & WHO YOU FIRE!