Brussels, 25th February 2015
An EU energy union should be seen as an historic opportunity for the EU to build a real energy policy that respects both national sovereignty whilst almost promoting solidarity, diversification and boosting domestic production, Marek Gróbarczyk MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists Group energy spokesman, said today. Read more
Brussels, 24th February 2015
A revised proposal for an EU Passenger Name Records (PNR) system has been published today by the parliament’s lead member Timothy Kirkhope. Read more
Proposals published by European Commissioner Jonathan Hill today are forward looking and seek to remove barriers to developing a vibrant capital market in Europe, Kay Swinburne MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists’ economics spokesman, said today. However, she warned that the commission’s proposals lay down the gauntlet for industry to take up the challenge of creating products that will get capital flowing throughout the EU. Read more
A Flemish MEP in the Debaltseve region of Eastern Ukraine has spoken of his shock at the level of aggression he witnessed by Russian backed military forces, despite a ceasefire agreement that was supposed to enter force last weekend. Read more
An informal meeting of EU Heads of Government will discuss the pressing threats facing the EU whether from radicals, on Europe’s borders, or the economic threats, Syed Kamall MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists Group Chairman said today in a debate in the European Parliament.