The European Conservatives and Reformists Group has published a sample of its achievements during the first few years since its formation as a political group in the European Parliament.
ECR Group Chairman Martin Callanan said: “For a new group often swimming against the federalist tide, we have a strong record of delivery in Brussels and Strasbourg. Here are just a few examples of how we have begun to take the EU in a new direction.”
Leaders and representatives of the parties making up the European Conservatives and Reformists and Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists met today in Brussels, ahead of the European Council meeting. Read more
Four years of painstaking work and intense negotiation ended successfully for Conservative MEPs today when the European Parliament finally approved key legislation on financial trading.
At a High-Level Conference on Property Rights, held today in the European Parliament, Nirj Deva, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the South East of England and Andris Piebalgs, European Commissioner for Development, hosted high-level speakers from around the globe to address the issue of land tenure insecurity and the pervasive lack of property rights in the developing world. Read more
A new package of legislation adopted by the European Parliament today will protect taxpayers and ordinary bank depositors from bank failure, Vicky Ford MEP, one of the parliament’s lead negotiators on the proposals, said today.