Mep ZILE Roberts
Strasbourg, 20th May 2015

On May 19th The European Commission decided to launch an infringement procedure against Germany, concerning the application of the Minimum Wage Act to the transport sector which previously has raised alarm and widespread protests among industry and EP members including ECR transport committee coordinator Latvian MEP Roberts Zīle who also has strongly opposed this act. Read more

Emma McCLARKIN
Strasbourg, 20th May 2015

Eye-catching headlines are no substitute for sound legislation and a measured approach, ECR MEPs warned in Strasbourg today as the parliament voted on the issue of so-called conflict minerals. Read more

Timothy KIRKHOPE
Strasbourg, 20th May 2015

New anti-money-laundering legislation voted through the European Parliament today aims to shine a light on areas where criminals launder dirty money, but cut the red tape and inflexibility of current laws in place, Timothy Kirkhope MEP, one of the parliament’s lead members on the new law, said this afternoon. Read more