Constitutional Affairs

Brexit

“Brexit is bad for all of us. The negotiations are now about limiting the damage”, said Elmar Brok MEP, EPP Group Brexit Spokesman and...

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Europe vote election

The European Parliament will be ready to reject any candidate in the investiture procedure of the President of the Commission who was not appointed...

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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...

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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...

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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
19.05.2015 - 13:22

Better regulation package "potentially a breakthrough"

EPP Group welcomes more rigorous impact assessments for new laws and emphasises role of Member states in avoiding red tape The EU Commission's Better Regulation Package is "potentially a...
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Press Release
26.02.2015 - 12:33

ECI: a keystone of democracy at risk

“The European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) is a keystone of participative democracy but the shortfalls in its implementation and in its follow-up could waste its potential”, said Danuta...
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News
03.02.2015 - 17:45

We can't loosen economic governance

Economic governance in the EU can only work if Member States carry out the structural reforms needed. Right in the aftermath of the turbulent Greek elections, on 2 and 3 February, national and...
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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...
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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...

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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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