Constitutional Affairs

Man voting on elections in Europe

Speaking in plenary in Strasbourg today, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, made an appeal to the Heads of...

MEPs vote

MEPs today approved the new distribution of the European Parliament’s seats for 27 Member States, after the UK’s departure, for the next...

Brexit Direction Sign

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: ...

Brexit Direction Sign

"Unless there is a major breakthrough on the withdrawal results during the fifth negotiation round, the European Council has to postpone the...



The main responsibilities of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs are the institutional aspects of the European integration process, the implementation of the EU Treaty and the assessment of its operation, the institutional consequences of enlargement negotiations of the Union and relations between the EU Institutions.


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Press Release
04.12.2014 - 14:54

Electoral laws in Europe should be harmonised

The European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs held a public Hearing today on the controversial Electoral Law Reform. This is a preparatory step towards a legislative initiative...
Jean-Claude Juncker and Manfred Weber
Press Release
27.11.2014 - 11:44

No-confidence vote against Europhobes

"A large majority has sent a clear signal today: the European Parliament stands behind the European Commission and its reform agenda for Europe. The attempt by Europhobes to destabilise the EU...
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Press Release
17.11.2014 - 19:05

Juncker Commission's plan will stimulate Internal Market

The plan of the Juncker Commission to unlock both private and public investments, expected to be launched this month, can only stimulate the EU's competitiveness by improving the Internal Market...
European Flag
Press Release
13.10.2014 - 18:48

Open up 'black box Brussels'

"Many citizens percieve Brussels to be a black box. We need to open up this box," said EPP Group Chairman, Manfred Weber, on Monday in Brussels. Weber opened the meeting of the EPP Network...
10.10.2014 - 10:54

Active participation in COSAC meeting Rome

All roads lead to Rome, they say. This was certainly the case for Chairpersons of National Parliaments and a European Parliament delegation on 17-18 July. We went to Rome, because the so-called COSAC...
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Press Release
10.10.2014 - 10:07

EPP Members of National Parliaments to meet in Brussels

EPP members of national parliaments will meet in Brussels on Monday 13 October to debate European Policy with MEPs. The members will be welcomed by Esther de Lange MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP...


Past Events

Good Administrative Behaviour
01.07.2015 - 14:30

Good Administrative Behaviour

Article 41 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the Union enshrines a legally-binding "right to good administration". As a follow-up to...


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