Author: Richard Corbett

Richard Corbett was MEP for Yorkshire & Humber. He was first elected to the European Parliament in 1996. From 2017 to 2020 he was Leader of the Labour MEPs and a member of the Labour Party's National Executive Committee. He has written extensively on European affairs, including co-authoring several university textbooks.

Weaponising plague as a cover for an abominable Brexit

Richard Corbett
Manufacturing plant

The manufacturing regions of the north of England are particularly vulnerable to the economic effects of the COVID19 lockdown, with thousands of jobs at stake. These very same regions would also suffer the most in the event of failure by the Westminster government to secure a post Brexit deal with the EU before the end of the year. Two simultaneous economic […]