Speaking today in the European Parliament’s debate with EU Commission and Council Presidents on last night’s EU summit, Jan Zahradil MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists group chairman, said:
The European Parliament has today approved an agreement on transferring passenger data to Australia, which is aimed at protecting passenger safety in a tight framework that safeguards personal data.
Struan Stevenson MEP comments on why he wants the closure of Camp Ashraf to be called off
Today’s European Parliament demand to increase the EU budget by over five percent in 2012 blatantly disregards the hardships being suffered by taxpayers, Lajos Bokros MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists group budgets spokesman, said today.
Geoffrey Van Orden comments on the European Parliament’s vote on the 2012 EU budget and proposes ways of reducing the parliament’s budget.
Speaking in a debate this afternoon in the European Parliament on tomorrow’s European Council meeting, Jan Zahradil MEP, chairman of the ECR group, said:
The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton has replied to Paweł Kowal MEP’s urgent appeal on the case of the Iranian Pastor Yusuf Naderkhani.
Proposals put forward today by the European Commission to introduce a new ‘smart borders’ scheme may help to protect the external borders of the EU but they must not be seen as a substitute for ‘old fashioned’ techniques, Timothy Kirkhope MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists group spokesman on justice and home affairs, said today.
Public authorities’ enormous buying power must be harnessed to promote economic growth and reduce costs to the taxpayer, Malcolm Harbour MEP, Chairman of the European Parliament’s internal market committee, said today after the parliament adopted a set of recommendations on modernising EU public procurement rules.