Tag: EPP Group

€4.1 billion can still be mobilized in EU Budget to tackle #Coronavirus crisis  

€4.1 billion can still be mobilized in EU Budget to tackle #Coronavirus crisis  

| March 25, 2020

Ahead of the European Parliament’s vote on the first coronavirus measures during the extraordinary plenary session on 26 March, Siegfried Muresan MEP, the European People’s Party (EPP) vice president and EPP Group vice chairman responsible for EU Budget, proposed to mobilize additional €4.1 billion in the EU Budget. “Unprecedented times require unprecedented actions. The EPP […]

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#Brexit: Manfred Weber to EU leaders – ‘Don’t risk a ‘No’ in the European Parliament on final agreement’

#Brexit: Manfred Weber to EU leaders – ‘Don’t risk a ‘No’ in the European Parliament on final agreement’

| December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Priority must be given to humanitarian assistance to civilians. Europe must act to help the women and children in Aleppo”, said Manfred Weber MEP (pictured), chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, commenting on the results of the European Council of 15 December. “Aleppo is still hell on earth. Europe must speak with […]

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#TradeSecrets: new rules to fight corporate spying without restricting fundamental liberties

#TradeSecrets: new rules to fight corporate spying without restricting fundamental liberties

“This report on trade secrets offers concrete solutions for fighting industrial espionage, whilst guaranteeing freedom of expression and information – starting with the freedom of the press and the activities of whistleblowers,” said Constance le Grip MEP, author, on the eve of a vote on a report on protecting trade secrets in plenary in the […]

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#PanamaPapers: EPP Group welcomes law proposal to increase tax transparency

#PanamaPapers: EPP Group welcomes law proposal to increase tax transparency

EPP Group wants strong parliamentary investigation into Panama Papers. “Country-by-country reporting alone does not fix the problem.” The EPP Group has welcomed today’s law proposal by the European Commission to have multi-national companies report on their taxes, profits and employees on a country-by-country basis. “We want companies to pay taxes where the value is created. […]

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#BrusselsAttacks: ‘Europe will stand united against terror’

#BrusselsAttacks: ‘Europe will stand united against terror’

“Europe will stand united against terror”, says the EPP group. In a press release on Tuesday 22 March, the party said: “Brussels is under attack, our democracy and our way of living in Europe is once more under attack. We are shocked by these inhumane actions against our way of living and against our society. […]

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#Defence: Verhofstadt ‘playing a nasty game’ on terrorism

#Defence: Verhofstadt ‘playing a nasty game’ on terrorism

After Guy Verhofstadt’s ALDE accused the EPP and ECR Groups in the European Parliament are playing politics with Passenger Name Records (PNR), a response has been issued. The parliament’s rapporteur and member of the ECR Group, Timothy Kirkhope MEP, said: “Guy Verhofstadt’s group has tried to scupper PNR from day one, using every procedural trick in the […]

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