Brussels, 20th April 2015

Plans to create a fund that seeks to unlock and leverage private investment in Europe’s economy have been voted on by a joint meeting of two committees in the European Parliament today, with European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) Group MEPs seeking to ensure the money goes towards projects that are economically viable rather than politically expedient. Read more

Brussels, 19th April 2015

Responding to the tragic news that 700 people have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean, ECR Group home affairs spokesman Timothy Kirkhope said:

“We are all once again shocked by more tragic events in the Mediterranean as we enter a time of year when many try to make this perilous journey. Read more

Brussels, 15th April 2015

Responding to the EU’s announcement that it has sent a statement of objections to Google for allegedly abusing its market position, Morten Messerschmidt MEP who authored the European Parliament’s recent annual Competition report, said:

“Finally we are seeing some life in the Commission’s Competition directorate. Read more