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UK must make clear what it wants, MEPs say in #Brexit debate

UK must make clear what it wants, MEPs say in #Brexit debate

| March 13, 2019

© CC-BY-4.0: © European Union 2019 – Source: EP MEPs today (13 March) commented on yesterday’s rejection of the Brexit deal in the House of Commons. Most members underlined that the UK must make up its mind and say what it wants. Click on names of speakers to watch the individual statements. “We are not […]

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Coming up in plenary: #Brexit, #Cybersecurity and #Russia

Coming up in plenary: #Brexit, #Cybersecurity and #Russia

| March 11, 2019

The state of play for Brexit, cybersecurity threats and EU-Russia relations are some of the topics for the upcoming plenary session in Strasbourg. Brexit On Wednesday (13 March), MEPs will discuss the outcome of the vote on the Brexit deal in the UK House of Commons the previous day and assess its consequences. They will […]

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Plenary highlights: #SingaporeTrade, #AnimalTransport, #RoadSafety

Plenary highlights: #SingaporeTrade, #AnimalTransport, #RoadSafety

| February 19, 2019

MEPs approved a trade deal with Singapore as well plans to screen foreign investment and better protect the victims of road accidents during last week’s plenary session. EU-Singapore trade agreement Parliament approved the EU-Singapore free trade deal that will remove nearly all tariffs on goods over the next five years. Screening foreign investment On Thursday, […]

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Cheap #CrossBorderPayments – Sharing the benefits of the #Euro

Cheap #CrossBorderPayments – Sharing the benefits of the #Euro

| February 12, 2019

Buying products from other EU countries could soon become cheaper ©AP images/European Union-EP  Euro payments within the euro area cost close to nothing. People from elsewhere in the EU will now also get to benefit from low-cost payment fees. On 14 February MEPs will vote on plans to ensure lower charges on euro payments across […]

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Coming up in #Plenary – #DisasterResponse, #Singapore trade, motor insurance

Coming up in #Plenary – #DisasterResponse, #Singapore trade, motor insurance

| February 12, 2019

Animal transport, foreign direct investment and water reuse will be dealt with by MEPs during the next plenary session. Disaster response MEPs will vote on an upgrade of the EU’s civil defence mechanism on Tuesday (12 February) to help countries respond to disasters faster by sharing resources. There is also a provision for keeping resources […]

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Finnish Prime Minister #Sipilä calls for a more united EU of concrete actions

Finnish Prime Minister #Sipilä calls for a more united EU of concrete actions

| February 1, 2019

MEPs debated the future of Europe with the Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä© CC-BY-4.0: © European Union 2019 – Source: EP  Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä debated the future of Europe with MEPs and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday (31 January). In his speech to MEPs, Finnish Prime Minister Sipilä expressed his support for […]

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Speeches by President Juncker and Chief Negotiator Barnier on #Brexit at European Parliament plenary

Speeches by President Juncker and Chief Negotiator Barnier on #Brexit at European Parliament plenary

| February 1, 2019

President Jean-Claude Juncker and Chief Negotiator for Article 50 Negotiations, Michel Barnier spoke at the European Parliament’s Plenary session debate on the latest state of play of the Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom. They provided a reaction to the vote in the House of Commons on Tuesday night (29 January). President Juncker said: […]

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