Monthly Archives: July 2011

16 years on – Lettori launch complaints under European Court of Human Rights legislation

For those of you who like anniversaries this week, 13 July,  marks the 16th anniversary of the European Parliament’s resolution on discriminatory treatment on the grounds of nationality for foreign language teachers (‘lettori’) at Verona University (Italy), in violation of … Continue reading

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Minister David Lidington: The Government continue to take their duty to uphold the principles central to the EU single market very seriously.

Valerie Vaz MP raised the issue of the ongoing discrimination against lecturers in Italy – reported in Hansard 4 July 2011 and below. My thanks to Ms Vaz and UK Minister for Europe, David Lidington  for his continuing support and … Continue reading

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