Brussels, 24th June 2016

Commenting on the decision of the British people to leave the EU, Syed Kamall MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists group leader and London MEP, said: Read more

Mep DEVA Nirj
Brussels, 21st June 2016

Following Nirj Deva, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the South East’s, report on the Private Sector and Development, the European Commission has undertaken a fundamental shift in its approach to development aid, recognising the private sector as a key actor in the future of international development efforts. Read more

Brussels, 21st June 2016

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament adopted today by a large majority a proposal for a Regulation, which will oblige member states to perform systematic checks on all persons, both EU citizens and third country nationals, when entering and exiting the external borders of the European Union. Read more

Brussels, 16th June 2016

European Conservatives and Reformists MEPs have welcomed the European Commission’s decision to send a first warning to France, and further warnings Germany over laws that require foreign hauliers to be paid French and German minimum wage when they drive through these countries. Read more

Brussels, 16th June 2016

Ahead of the upcoming NATO Summit in Warsaw, the Brussels-based New Direction Foundation organised a conference and report on the key challenges in terms of security and defence. The main speakers at the event were NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow and Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz. Read more

Mep FOX Ashley
Brussels, 14th June 2016

Indecipherable energy labels for electronic goods are set to become a thing of the past after a committee of MEPs voted to go back to a previous, clearer, energy labelling system. Read more

Vicky FORD
Brussels, 13th June 2016

Members of the European Parliament’s Internal Market committee are expected to debate amendments to the EU’s Firearms Directive this Tuesday. Read more

Mep FOTYGA Anna Elzbieta
Strasbourg, 9th June 2016

Following the terrorist attacks that have taken place in recent weeks, Anna Fotyga, Chair of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence stated: Read more

Strasbourg, 9th June 2016

European Commission President Juncker’s planned meeting with Vladimir Putin at the latter’s pseudo Davos-style conference is a mistake ahead of a critical decision on whether to renew EU sanctions against Russia. Read more

Strasbourg, 8th June 2016

A large majority of MEPs have voted in favour of a report on the ‘anti base erosion and profit shifting’ (BEPS), which should have focused on artificial fiscal constructions that lack any commercial justification. Instead, the recommendations will result in higher tax burden for bona fide businesses Read more