Europe-wide Youth Guarantee Scheme follows VInce Cable's example

The European Parliament has adopted a call for a Europe-wide youth guarantee scheme, which will increase EU funding to help get young people out of work back into education, training or a job.

  The EU scheme builds on recent work by Vince Cable and the UK coalition government on a Youth Contract and dramatic increases in youth apprenticeships

A merrier Christmas for Europe's fish

A Lib Dem campaign to reform Europe's common fisheries policy has won strong support from Euro MPs.

In a series of votes in committee at the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday, MEPs gave stronger than expected backing to radical reforms to EU fishing policy, voting to endthe discard of perfectly edible fish and take steps to rebuild depleted fish stocks

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