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Make #EUFinancialMarketSupervision stronger and fit for #Brexit says #EPP

Make #EUFinancialMarketSupervision stronger and fit for #Brexit says #EPP

| January 11, 2019

The European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs has adopted by a large cross-party majority a reform of the architecture of the European Financial Market Supervision. “We want the European Financial Market Supervision to be stronger and more efficient and to meet the challenges of Brexit, digitisation and money laundering,” said EPP Group MEP […]

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#CollectiveRedress – A first victory for European consumers

#CollectiveRedress – A first victory for European consumers

| December 7, 2018

Members of the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee have adopted new rules protecting the collective interests of consumers. Until now, consumers in different member states have not had the opportunity to join forces to pursue an appeal through representative action. Once this text is implemented, victims of unfair and illegal commercial practices, such as the […]

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#EUBudget2019 – ‘Good deal despite Council’s bad intentions’ says EPP

#EUBudget2019 – ‘Good deal despite Council’s bad intentions’ says EPP

| December 7, 2018

 “We managed to get a good deal even if the Council made it almost impossible. This is what our citizens demanded of us and we were able to deliver, but the Council’s red lines on the negotiation left us with little room for manoeuvre. The negotiations were so tough that I started to wonder if […]

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More money for #Education, #Employment and #SocialInclusion

More money for #Education, #Employment and #SocialInclusion

| December 5, 2018

The Employment and Social Affairs Committee’s members have adopted the new European Social Fund Plus (ESF+), which will allow €120.457 billion for education and training, employment and social inclusion. Designed for the period 2021-2027, it will merge the existing European Social Fund (ESF), the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI), the Fund for European Aid to the […]

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#BiometricIDs mean fewer stolen identities

#BiometricIDs mean fewer stolen identities

| December 5, 2018

In the past six years, around 40,000 IDs have been uncovered as fraudulent and thousands of children have disappeared. These numbers could significantly drop, thanks to EU common standards for ID cards and residency permits the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs have voted on. Carlos Coelho MEP, EPP group Spokesman on the […]

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13 December: #EPP leaders to meet for summit in Brussels ahead of #EuropeanCouncil

13 December: #EPP leaders to meet for summit in Brussels ahead of #EuropeanCouncil

| December 5, 2018

EU heads of state and government, opposition leaders of the European People’s Party (EPP) and the presidents of the European Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament – Donald Tusk, Jean-Claude Juncker and Antonio Tajani – have been invited to participate in the upcoming EPP Summit, to take place in Brussels on 13 December. […]

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EPP #Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber visits Poland

EPP #Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber visits Poland

| November 22, 2018

  Manfred Weber, Spitzenkandidat of the European People’s Party for the next European elections and Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, began his European tour by going to Poland on Tuesday 20 November.  On Tuesday morning from 8h until 10h, he visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum. He then held meetings in Warsaw with Civic […]

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