Labour Against the Euro was launched in 2002 and is supported by 38 members of the Parliamentary Labour Party and over 100 Labour Councillors. It believes that the euro should not be a priority for the Labour Party and that joining the euro would undermine public sector investment. German Lessons and Pickled Politics.

Labour Euro MEP Howitt accused of "jumping in with two feet" over alleged BBC comments by Fenland leader
Cllr Melton said the interview on the BBC Politics show on Sunday was heavily edited "and Richard Howitt needs to see the full context of the interview before jumping in with two feet".