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...

photo of person holding a smartphone

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

Bullet holes in a front windshield

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

Apple iPhone 6s plus with Airbnb application on the screen.

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



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.


Visa Stamps
Press Release
21.04.2016 - 14:02

Schengen: EPP Group warns against multibillion Euro invoice

"Bringing back border controls and stopping free movement in the Schengen area would cost businesses and citizens far more than 'just' €230 billion of taxpayers' money",...
Shopping Key
Press Release
21.04.2016 - 11:23

Single Market Strategy: tearing down borders

"The European Union can no longer afford to continuously lose the full potential benefits of the Single Market. Our economy could take advantage of an additional €615 billion per year by...
Trucks in traffic
25.02.2016 - 14:45

The cost of no Schengen

Faced with a burgeoning problem of migration from neighbouring countries in the Middle East, coupled with questions of security and the integration of migrants, Europe’s leaders are seriously...
European union puzzle game
01.02.2016 - 19:38

The ups and downs of the European Single Market

Do you still remember what it was like travelling from one country to another before Schengen was put in place? Have you heard that no roaming charges will exist for calls, texts and data downloads...
Flowers and car
Press Release
27.01.2016 - 10:03

Type approval of cars: control has to be European

"We have to address one of the worst failings of the current car certification system and I'm therefore happy to see that the European Commission has put forward a proposal to ensure the...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
Press Release
21.01.2016 - 11:44

Inquiry Committee on car emissions will provide solutions

"This inquiry should not turn into an inquisition court, but instead come up with ideas for solutions", said Françoise Grossetête MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group in the...



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