MEP Claude Moraes (48) is considered to be one of the key figures of the British Labour party and the S&D in the European parliament. Moraes, who is of Indian origin and who has worked as a lawyer for several NGOs before going into politics, has been member of the plenary since 1999 and was recently elected as chair of parliament’s LIBE (Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs) committee. 1,858 more words