×
ECR

The week ahead 23rd-27th November 2015

23 November 2015

The week ahead 23rd-27th November 2015

23rd-27th November 2015. Terrorism. Valletta Summit and G20 meeting. Taxation. 2016 Budget. Steel.

Terrorism

The parliament will debate the Paris attacks and the EU’s response to the terror threat. ECR leader Syed Kamall will speak in the debate.

The parliament will also vote on a report by French MEP Rachida Dati looking at how Member States and the EU can prevent the radicalisation and recruitment of EU citizens. The reports of the culture and foreign affairs committees had ECR Group Rapporteurs: Angel Dzhambazki and Charles Tannock. The report highlights the need for both legislative action, such as the adoption of Timothy Kirkhope’s EU-PNR report, the need for increased sharing of information across borders, as well as preventing radicalisation in prisons and online.

Paris attacks debate: Wednesday from 08.30
Vote on radicalisation report: Wednesday lunchtime

Valletta Summit and G20 meeting

The parliament will debate the outcome of the Valletta Summit held between the EU and African leaders on the migration crisis. ECR home affairs spokesman Timothy Kirkhope will speak in the debate. He criticised the summit for failing to conclude a readmission agreement for economic migrants.

Debate: Wednesday afternoon

Taxation

The parliament will vote on a report setting out recommendations to combat aggressive corporate tax planning, stemming from a special committee created to look into the issue. ECR spokesman on the committee, Morten Messerschmidt, has argued repeatedly that greater transparency is the best solution to the recent anti-competitive behaviour of some companies, but

he is against an agenda

of EU tax harmonisation that would be detrimental to the EU’s competitiveness.

Vote: Wednesday lunchtime

2016 Budget

The parliament will vote on the agreement reached with EU governments on the 2016 budget. The agreement would see payments increase by 1.8 percent but the commitments increase by 6.7 percent. ECR budgets coordinator Bernd Kolmel cannot support the agreement, which fails to redeploy from wasteful budget lines to priority areas, and because the deal reached could continue to exacerbate the EU’s payments gap where commitments outstrip money available to pay them.

Vote: Wednesday

Steel

At the request of the ECR, the parliament will hear from the Council and Commission on the recent crisis affecting the steel sector, including measures that can be taken to tackle possible Chinese dumping, and to assist steel companies with the costs associated with certain environmental policy such as the ETS. Ashley Fox MEP will speak in the debate.
To read the Oral Question the ECR submitted to the parliament, click

here

.

Debate: Wednesday afternoon

SHARE

ECR

OUR TWEETS

Jan Zahradil

2 hours ago

During this @CyberSecMonth I organized an exhibition in cooperation with @Google at @Europarl_EN on #CyberSecuritytwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

3 hours ago

Triggering one of the most divisive debates we have seen in Europe for 30 years. The EU was always supposed to be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

3 hours ago

One country was allowed to flout established migration rules. And, to deal with the consequences of that decision,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

3 hours ago

The outgoing commission embarked on the most sustained pursuit of democratic elected governments we have ever seen.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

3 hours ago

However, losing the UK is a disappointment of historic proportions. #Brexit unfortunately did not trigger a period… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

3 hours ago

I would like to thank the outgoing @JunckerEU for his commitment to public service. His initiatives to secure our e… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

3 hours ago

Our chair Ryszard #Legutko speaking in the debate summing up the the Presidency of @JunckerEU #EPlenary

ECR Group

20 hours ago

Despite female genital mutilation being internationally recognised as a #humanrights violation, every minute 7 girl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

4 days ago

Next week in Strasbourg: Group leaders will discuss #Brexit on Monday evening following the outcome of Saturday's v… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ECR Group

4 days ago

"We welcome the #brexitdeal -it is in our interest to ensure the UK leaves the EU in an orderly way. It now passes… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…





© 2018. All rights reserved. European Conservatives and Reformists Group