Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Improving the emergency services for EU citizens

The EPP Group hosted a cross-party event in the European Parliament in Brussels at which MEPs met representatives from the emergency services from...

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As of today, roaming charges in the EU will disappear. Spanish MEP Pilar Del Castillo, who negotiated the historic agreement on behalf the European...

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Bullet holes in a front windshield

"We have strengthened security in Europe without restricting citizens' freedom," said Anna Maria Corazza Bildt MEP, EPP Group...

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EPP Group supports the development of the collaborative economy in Europe. “The collaborative economy creates new opportunities for...

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The Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection is responsible for coordination at Community level of national legislation in the sphere of the internal market and for the customs union, in particular the free movement of goods including the harmonisation of technical standards, the right of establishment and the freedom to provide services except in the financial and postal sectors. It also adopts measures aimed at the identification and removal of potential obstacles to the functioning of the internal market. Finally, it deals with the promotion and protection of the economic interests of consumers in the context of the internal market.

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Mechanic repairman inspecting car
Press Release
09.02.2017 - 11:19

EU's answer to Dieselgate

The EPP Group in the European Parliament has called for major changes to the so-called EU type-approval framework. "The well-documented scandals prove that the current system doesn’t work...
Online shopping with digital tablet
News
29.11.2016 - 11:05

Cross-border online and offline sales: the new frontier

How often do you shop online from another country? How come so few traders sell their goods abroad? Cross-border sales, whether online or offline, are doing very poorly and the main cause for this is...
Businesswoman touching virtual screen
News
22.11.2016 - 17:04

SMEs and start-ups: traditional Single Market must advance into the digital age

Does Europe need start-ups? Smaller businesses? Do they need Europe? At what cost? Companies with fewer than 250 employees make up over 99% of all enterprises in all EU countries and in Norway....
Wireless Networking and Security
Press Release
14.06.2016 - 09:47

European firewall against cyberwar

"Cyber attacks are like a forest fire. They spread quickly. We have to mobilise all available fire brigades to assure everyone is safe", said Andreas Schwab MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the...
A fair food chain for all
News
03.06.2016 - 12:31

Fair trade for farmers

In school yards and football fields we know what fair play means, but when it comes to business it’s not that easy anymore. How to tackle unfair trading practises (UTPs) is a burning question,...
European union puzzle game
Press Release
26.05.2016 - 13:20

Single Market Strategy

The European Parliament has called for a modern and more innovative Single Market Strategy in a Resolution adopted today, drafted by EPP Group MEP Lara Comi. “The adoption of the Resolution...

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