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The week ahead 5th - 8th October 2015

5 October 2015

The week ahead 5th - 8th October 2015

5th - 8th October 2015. Hollande and Merkel. Volkswagen and other diesel cars. Migrant and refugee crisis. Syria and Libya.

Hollande and Merkel

The President of France and Chancellor of Germany will hold a debate with parliament’s group leaders on the future of the EU.
ECR Chairman Syed Kamall will speak in the debate on Wednesday at 15.00.

Press officer to contact: James Holtum on +32 473 861762

Debate: Wednesday @ 15:00

Volkswagen and other diesel cars

The parliament will debate the recent diesel emissions scandal. ECR internal market spokesman Daniel Dalton, and environment spokesman Julie Girling will ask if the EU’s so-called type approval testing regime is sufficient, and whether other manufacturers have been found to be at fault.

Press officer to contact: James Holtum on +32 473 861762

Debate: Tuesday @ 15.00

Migrant and refugee crisis

The parliament will debate the outcome of the informal council meeting in September. ECR Vice-President Ryszard Legutko will speak in the debate, arguing that the imposition of quotas on countries that were so strongly against was a major mistake that makes any long term solution more difficult to find.
The parliament will also subsequently hold a debate on the humanitarian situation facing refugees in the EU.

Press officer to contact: Kasia Ochman on +32 470 955928

Debate: Tuesday @ 09.00

Syria and Libya

The current situation in Syria and Libya will be debated with the EU’s High Representative for foreign affairs.
ECR foreign affairs spokesman Charles Tannock has recently returned from visiting the Peshmerga fighters on the frontline with ISIS.

Press officer to contact: John Furbisher on +32 498 984760

Debate: Wednesday @ 09.00

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