Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group
Free InterRail pass: let’s get young people enthusiastic about Europe again
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group

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Daphne Caruana Galizia
Press Release
17.10.2017

Daphne Caruana Galizia: EPP Group calls for full inquiry

"The murder of prominent investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta is tragic proof that the concerns regarding the deteriorating situation in Malta, which the EPP Group has...
worker
Press Release
16.10.2017

Breakthrough in EU legislation on posting of workers

“Today, after 18 months of intensive negotiations, we have set up a common position on the posting of workers with clear rights for the more than 2 million posted workers on our continent...
Brexit Direction Sign
Press Release
12.10.2017

Brexit talks: UK government must get a grip on exit bill

There is growing unease in the EPP Group in the European Parliament on the progress in the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK: "I welcome the fact that further progress has...
Making online shopping easier with fair shipping prices
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12.10.2017

Making online shopping easier with fair shipping prices

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved legislation that would require more transparency and closer regulatory oversight of parcel delivery prices. The aim is to make...
Visa Stamps
Press Release
12.10.2017

EU resettlement: stopping the business of migrant smuggling

A common European resettlement policy which will help people in need of asylum and prevent lost lives on smuggling routes was adopted today by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice...
Woman hand accepting a delivery of boxes from deliveryman
Press Release
12.10.2017

Affordable parcel delivery for all Europeans

Today, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee voted in favour of a Regulation to boost cross-border parcel delivery services for e-commerce in the internal market. The text, which passed...
Row of parked cars
Press Release
12.10.2017

Saving lives with mandatory driver assistance systems

Today, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee voted to step up Europe’s efforts to better protect vulnerable road users from fatal accidents and serious injuries on the road. The...
Credit card security
Press Release
11.10.2017

Fresh momentum for Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS)

EDIS Rapporteur, Esther de Lange MEP, has welcomed the publication of the European Commission’s Communication on completing the Banking Union. The Communication sets out a new, possible way...
Real Estate Market
Press Release
11.10.2017

Energy-saving buildings good for the climate and your wallet

"Europeans and their buildings must contribute to a sustainable European energy system. To do so, we must give our citizens the right tools and incentives to make their buildings more energy...
Enlargement
Press Release
10.10.2017

Next MFF must match EU ambitions

Today, the European Parliament’s Budgets Committee adopted its position on Commissioner Oettinger's reflection paper on the future of EU finances. "The EPP Group is committed to...

Highlights of the week

16.10.2017 - 20.10.2017
Group portrait of industry workers

Towards better protection for posted workers

Members of the Employment Committee on Monday will vote on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive spearheaded by Elisabeth Morin-Chartier...
Syrian Refugees

Solidarity and flexibility should be core in granting asylum

The reform of the Dublin System which sets the rules for granting asylum in Member States will be voted on by the Civil Liberties Committee on...
Travel

New system to strengthen Europe's border security

The Civil Liberties Committee will vote on Thursday on 'Establishing a European Travel Information and Authorisation System' (ETIAS),...

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