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Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole

Press releases

Hand Choosing an E-Book vs. Paper Books from a Bookshelf
19.07.2018 - 14:56

Verlaagde BTW op E-publicaties op lange baan

Meer dan een jaar geleden zette het Europees Parlement het licht op groen om de btw-regels op e-boeken en publicaties zoals online kranten en magazines, aan te passen. Sedertdien zit het dossier...
Euro Currency: Stacks of 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro notes piled together
11.07.2018 - 13:12

Europees Parlement vereenvoudigt btw-regels voor kmo’s

Vandaag keurde de Commissie Economische Zaken een pakket nieuwe maatregelen goed die het voor onze kmo’s eenvoudiger én goedkoper moet maken om hun producten in andere lidstaten te...
traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks
04.07.2018 - 17:07

Gemiste kans hervorming transportsector

Het Europees Parlement kon vandaag geen overeenstemming vinden over nieuwe regels in verband met detachering in de transportsector, cabotage en rij- en rusttijden. Door de grote verdeeldheid tussen...
03.07.2018 - 12:51

Het Europees Parlement voert de strijd tegen btw-fraude op

Het Europees Parlement keurde deze middag met een grote meerderheid nieuwe regels goed om de gegevensuitwisseling tussen de verschillende btw-administraties verder te bevorderen. Tom...



Believe in People campaign; Marianne Thyssen
27.02.2014 - 10:15

Inspired by a woman in the lead

Over the last five years the EU has taken big steps to make the financial sector more stable and economic governance stronger. These far-reaching reforms will make European banks rock-solid on the...
Business Data Analyzing
14.11.2013 - 10:30

A multiannual EU Budget that puts the money where it is most needed

Next week, on Tuesday 19 November, the European Parliament plenary will give its green light to the Council regulation laying down the 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework. With the EPP Group in...
Germany, Frankfurt, European Central Bank, low angle
06.09.2013 - 14:59

EU banking supervision mechanism key to integration

Next week the European Parliament is planning to give its final go ahead to a legislative package establishing a new EU banking supervision mechanism. The legislative package consists of a Regulation...
Multiethnic Crowd of Men and Women
15.07.2013 - 09:30

This year's best of: EPP Group fights for growth and jobs

As the parliamentary year draws to a close, we are taking a look back at the EPP Group in action, reviewing a selection of its main activities, proposals and regulations that were adopted in the...


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Highlights of the week


European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...