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

The Tractor - modern farm equipment in field
25.09.2013 - 12:09

EPP Group ready to support CAP deal

The EPP Group has welcomed the conclusion of an agreement on several outstanding CAP reform issues between the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council at a meeting last night (...
Young woman talking on a mobile phone
19.06.2013 - 18:45

PRISM: we want introduction of 'Anti-net tapping clause'

EPP Group MEPs leading on the Data Protection reform have agreed to the introduction of an "anti-net tapping clause" to the General Data Protection Regulation, known as Article 42. Axel...
Traffic jam
11.06.2013 - 15:45

MEPs urge revision of 'ineffective' EU road tolls strategy

The European Parliament has today voted in favour of a fairer, simpler and more effective EU road tolling system as outlined in a report by EPP Group Member Jim Higgins. “I am strongly urging...
rush hour traffic at night on multiple lane highway
17.05.2013 - 16:25

Smart Tachographs will improve EU road safety

The adoption of new EU rules on ‘Smart Tachographs’ or road transport recording equipment will improve road safety, according to EPP Group Shadow Rapporteur Jim Higgins MEP. "The...



EU Code Week - EU Dojo event at the European Parliament
21.10.2016 - 15:00

Coding is an essential skill for youth

Coding is fast becoming an essential skill for the next generation, according to Seán Kelly MEP who hosted the fourth annual EU Dojo in the European Parliament during EU Code Week 2016...
A fair food chain for all
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,...
Happy family with child and shopping bags in city
31.05.2016 - 14:48

A child's best interests must come first

A child's best interests should always come first in cross-border EU cases regarding custody, familial breakdown or other child welfare issues, according to EPP Group Members of the Committee on...
European Union
05.11.2015 - 15:15

EU Careers - useful links

The EU institutions employ some 50 000 men and women from across the 28 Member State countries. The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) organises 'open competitions' to select...


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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...