Statement on the Snap General Election Announcement

YEM UK Press Release – June 8th Snap Election: Today we learned in a announcement from Theresa May that the UK will undergo a snap General Election on Thursday 8th June 2017. First of all, we should highlight that like many we were taken by surprise by the announcement. The more so because the Prime Read more about Statement on the Snap General Election Announcement[…]

YEM UK – JEF Spain joint statement on the dispute over Gibraltar

The Jóvenes Europeístas Federalistas España (JEF Spain) and the Young European Movement UK (YEM UK) wish to express together our shared concern and condemnation of the recent increase in hostility around the dispute between the two countries over Gibraltar. Once again, the aftermath of the Brexit vote leads to tensions within Europe. However, few would Read more about YEM UK – JEF Spain joint statement on the dispute over Gibraltar[…]

FC Report: Rome 2017

Escaping Brexit Britain for a few days, our representatives at the JEF Federal Committee in Rome made sure to make the most of their time, brandishing flags, voting for change and chatting with our continental friends. With all national JEF sections represented, the latest bi-annual statutory meeting took place in Italy’s historic capital, organised by Read more about FC Report: Rome 2017[…]

EGM Presidential By-Election

As a result of  Liam McDonald resigning from his position of UK President with six months left in the term, we are holding a by-election for his position. As specified in the emails sent to our members, manifestos were called for and the result will be announced on 1st April, 2017. An electronic voting system Read more about EGM Presidential By-Election[…]

Say Hello To YEM UK’s New Shop!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new range of European-themed products! 100% of our profits will be re-invested into YEM to help support our local branches, run our campaigns and host our events. We appreciate every penny! Take a look at our mugs, t-shirts, hoodies, stickers, bags and more at www.yem.org.uk/shop Thank you Read more about Say Hello To YEM UK’s New Shop![…]

Press Release: Supreme Court Ruling 24th January 2017

Supreme Court Ruling -24/01/2017 Press Release from Young European Movement UK Tuesday 24th January 2017 This morning, the Supreme Court has ruled that the government cannot activate Article 50 (thus opening the two year window for negotiations over Brexit) without first consulting Parliament. Upholding the sovereignty of Parliament is a decision which the Young European Read more about Press Release: Supreme Court Ruling 24th January 2017[…]

What is the #GreatBritishImmigrant Campaign?

Following the EU referendum, we at YEM UK were certainly shocked and disappointed with the outcome of the result. This is not to say we all held the same view on the EU. We are an inclusive church, bringing together a number of different views on the role of the EU, the meaning of Europe, Read more about What is the #GreatBritishImmigrant Campaign?[…]

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