28 Nov 2017

Category:News

Member States must be able to implement new EU rules on energy efficiency otherwise they serve no purpose, warned ECR Flemish MEP Anneleen Van Bossuyt today following a vote in the parliament’s energy committee. The proposals will establish an EU wide framework for energy efficiency up until 2030, including a binding EU-wide efficiency target of […]

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27 Nov 2017

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Farmers can today breathe a sigh of relief after EU Member States voted to re-licence the weed killer Glyphosate for five years. While the compromise fell short of the 15 year renewal preferred by many EU Member States, this is a victory for farmers after increasing fears that an agreement would not be reached. ECR […]

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24 Nov 2017

Category:News

Glyphosate licence renewal The long saga over Glyphosate’s licence renewal could reach a conclusion on Monday. In an appeal committee meeting Member States will make one last attempt to agree whether to follow their own experts’ advice and re-licence the world’s most widely used weed killer or bow to political pressure. If they fail to […]

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21 Nov 2017

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ECR MEPs have backed moves to make news and current affairs programming more widely available across the EU. The draft legislation approved today by the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee would mean broadcasters could not stop viewers in one country from watching such programmes in another, so called “geoblocking”. However, damaging proposals to extend the […]

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21 Nov 2017

Category:News

Ahead of the EU-Africa Summit next week ECR MEPs have called today for the private sector to take a leading role in the EU’s development policy. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals face a funding gap of $2.5 trillion despite the $1.4 trillion already spent globally on foreign aid. The ECR Group believes that by using […]

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21 Nov 2017

Category:News

EU-wide rules protecting people who buy digital content across borders today cleared an important hurdle today in the European Parliament. The legislation will introduce safeguards for consumers purchasing a wide range of content, from music and video games to anti-virus software, from another EU country.  This should translate into increased consumer confidence in the European […]

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21 Nov 2017

Category:News

New rules that will stop online shoppers being discriminated against when they shop in another Member State have been welcomed by ECR Group MEP Anneleen Van Bossuyt. The agreement, reached following late night talks between the European Parliament and Council, will put an end to so called ‘geo-blocking’ whereby online customers are prevented from purchasing […]

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20 Nov 2017

Category:News

Closing a criminal records loophole The European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS) allows police and security organisations across the EU to quickly share details of offenders. However, it remains difficult to access information on the criminal records of third country nationals. A report by British ECR MEP Dan Dalton being presented to the LIBE Committee […]

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