Brussels, 26th September 2014
From the 29th September to 7th October, MEPs will be grilling the proposed Juncker commission.
For these hearings, the ECR has set up a webpage with a timetable, more details of ECR coordinators, and comments of our Members following each hearing.
Brussels, 10th September 2014
Speaking after the President-elect of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled the portfolios of the next European Commission, Syed Kamall, Chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group, said Read more
On Monday a debate was held in the European Parliament concerning Russia’s embargo on agricultural imports from the EU. At the debate, MEPs from the Law and Justice party persuaded the European Commission to support Polish farmers, struggling with the effects of the embargo. Read more
Speaking ahead of today’s European Parliament vote, which is expected to ratify the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, Dr Charles Tannock MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists Group Foreign Affairs spokesman, said his recent visit to Kiev has affirmed the need for the EU and NATO to take further pro-active steps in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty. Read more
The horrific effects of Islamist violence in Kurdish Iraq merits every possible humanitarian aid, but also military help from friendly neighbours to the Kurdistan Regional Government, a senior MEP urged today. Read more