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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

steel factory
26.09.2013 - 11:10

COSME: helping small businesses grow

Today, the COSME (Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs) Programme, the first support programme exclusively dedicated to helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), agreed between a...
shelfs in store with mincemeat
04.07.2013 - 14:07

Norway must withdraw its duties on agricultural products

Norway must take action to remove the significantly-increased custom duties on imports of specific agricultural products. In a Resolution adopted today, the European Parliament also calls on the...
Architect using drafting table
20.06.2013 - 18:33

More money for small businesses

For the first time, the EU has adopted a support programme which is exclusively dedicated to small and medium-sized enterprises. Today, Members of the European Parliament’s Industry, Research...
desktop calculator
16.01.2013 - 14:00

Norway: call for withdrawal of new Norwegian import duties

Recently increased Norwegian import duties undermine the EEA Treaty. EPP Group MEPs Esther de Lange, Bendt Bendtsen and Daniel Caspary have called for the European Commission to take immediate action...



Antonis Karatzis
28.11.2013 - 13:10

More funding for entrepreneurs will help me create jobs

We believe in people that are dynamic, entrepreneurial, talented, self-motivated and dedicated. People who have bright ideas and are motivated to follow their dream. Success can be found anywhere -...
steel factory
25.09.2013 - 13:00

COSME: helping small businesses to grow and create jobs

Putting everyone to work and making our economies grow are among the main challenges we face in Europe today. It's therefore a welcome development that the Council has now confirmed an agreement...
wallet and money
26.02.2013 - 12:00

Tør øjnene og sæt vækst på EU-budgettet

Læserbrev offentliggjort i Jyllands Posten den 25. februar 2013. Mange af mine kolleger i EuropaParlamentet opfører sig som små børn, der ikke får deres vilje og r...


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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...