Press Release: Campaign groups launch key seat strategy to oppose hard Brexit

           The three largest grassroots pro-European organisations in the country – Open Britain, European Movement, and Britain for Europe – are launching a key seat strategy, where their volunteers who wish to get involved in the General Election will easily be able to find a constituency near them where they can campaign Read more

Julian Priestley 1950-2017

Many members and friends of the European Movement will be sad to learn of the death of Sir Julian Priestley. In a long and distinguished career, Julian was for ten years the Secretary General of the European Parliament – the highest ranking EU civil servant – having risen through the ranks of the Parliament secretariat. In his youth, Read more


Our central message in this election is that Europe trumps party. We say that not because we are citizens of nowhere, but because we believe that the drift towards nationalist isolation represents a fundamental threat to British interests. Over the last seventy years there have been disagreements between the parties over both domestic and foreign Read more

Note on our election campaign plans in Scotland

European Movement in Scotland (EMiS) is not participating in supporting any candidate in this election. Other Remain groups may decide to do so and local individual campaigners may of course do as they see fit. Instead, EMiS is asking all parties in Scotland about their position on Scotland’s relationship with the EU in their General Read more

Statement from our Chair on the General Election announcement

The General Election gives voters the opportunity to make a real choice. Ministers argue that voters have already decided that Britain should leave the EU and we must work out the consequences. We profoundly disagree. Last year the Leave campaign promised us reduced immigration, more money for public services and better international trading links. Ever Read more


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