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"What Do MEPs Do?"

December 20, 2014 1:00 PM
Originally published by East Midlands Liberal Democrats

Bill Newton Dunn MEPA revealing new book, just published, from Bill Newton Dunn - Liberal Democrat MEP for East Midlands 2000 - 2014.

After the European election in May, Bill asked all 750 MEPs to write an account of their work during the previous five years. Forty-seven essays in the English language was the result, written from seventeen different European member countries, and from right across the political spectrum.

All the essays are printed in the 178-page book. They offer a unique insight into many different political battles being fought simultaneously inside the European Parliament between political parties and battles with the national governments.

The book will help the public to understand what valuable work is done by some MEPs. And perhaps it might inspire people to stand as a candidate in the 2019 European elections.

In January, there will be an e-version of the book on

The paper version of the book costs £15 (p&p free). Order it now direct from