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MEPs back Saj's Better Lawmaking Report

MEPs in the European Parliament have this week backed measures that will increase the role of national parliaments in the EU law making process.

Jessica wins Westholme essay prize and a week work experience in Brussels

In September, Sajjad visited Westholme School in Blackburn as part of their European Day of Languages celebrations.Sajjad Karim spoke to three groups of students about his early life and how he came to be elected as a Member of the European Parliament, his role as MEP and the workings of the European Parliament and EU institutions.

Sajjad meets with Pakistan Senators

As Chair of the European Parliament's Friends of Pakistan Group, Sajjad today met with members of the Pakistan Senate to discuss EU-Pakistan relations.

Draft new deal for Britain in Europe

The Prime Minister has been re-negotiating Britain’s relationship with Europe.with his European counterparts for several months and following key discussions this week a draft new deal for Britain in Europe was published today, delivering that substantial change. Of course, there is still more detail to be worked on, but the Prime Minister has made real progress.

Subsidiarity: Bringing our work closer to citizens'

Sajjad has recently contributed an article to New Direction magazine on Subsidiarity and  how, as Legal Affairs Spokesperson and rapporteur on the Annual Subsidiarity and Proportionality Report, he is taking forward the Prime Minister's reform agenda from within the European Parliament