Strasbourg, 13th June 2013
Before tomorrow’s gathering of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers that is set to adopt a negotiating mandate on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the United States (TTIP), Robert Sturdy MEP, Vice-President of the European Parliament’s trade committee, said: Read more
Strasbourg, 12th June 2013
In a debate on the economy and youth unemployment with the European Commission President Barroso today, European Conservatives and Reformists Group Leader Martin Callanan MEP argued that the European Social Model is not working, and European leaders are acting irresponsibly in sustaining socialist policies that promise a lot but fail to deliver jobs and growth.
”It is absurd to make the implementation of mutually compatible Electronic Road Toll Service systems compulsory for all EU Member States, if many of them, including Latvia, have not even implemented the so-called Eurovignette 1 fee for heavy goods vehicles until now,” Roberts Zile, Member of the European Parliament from the ECR, has stated. Read more
A crucial piece of security legislation was rescued from derailment today by a key vote in the European Parliament. Read more