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

Günter Verheugen
30.08.2016 - 18:41

Car emissions: we are not done with Verheugen yet

"Former Commissioner Günter Verheugen did not bring clarity to the issue at his appearance before the inquiry committee on car emissions today. Specifically, he did not explain why EU...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
12.07.2016 - 11:31

VW: EPP Group expects Verheugen to shed light on scandal

The EPP Group expects that the key testimony of the former European Commissioner for Industry, Gunther Verheugen, before the European Parliament Inquiry Committee on Emission Measurements in the...
Refugees on a boat
05.07.2016 - 18:34

New Border and Coast Guard Agency helps manage migration

Today the European Parliament debated the legislative proposal setting up the European Border and Coast Guard Agency. Tomorrow, MEPs will vote on it. The European Parliament’s...
Joint Operation Poseidon 2015
22.06.2016 - 13:19

European Border and Coast Guard boosts internal security

The European Parliament’s chief negotiator Artis Pabriks MEP has reached an agreement with the EU Council of Ministers (ambassador level) on the setting-up of a fully-fledged European Border...



10.12.2015 - 10:45

No more waiting for an EU-Canada trade agreement

In August 2014, the European Union and Canada concluded negotiations on a modern and comprehensive trade agreement which should bolster economies on both sides of the Atlantic and provide our...
Net Neutrality
04.05.2015 - 10:17

Digital Agenda: we expect an ambitious proposal from the Commission

We want to tear down barriers to the Digital Single Market in the EU and make the digital economy one of the most important drivers for growth and jobs. Recently, the EPP Group adopted its...
10.12.2014 - 17:22

Statement of Sandra Kalniete, MEP, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group

The arrest of  Khadija Ismayilova, a Radio Free Europe journalist working for the Azerbaijani chapter, needs to be condemned in the strongest possible words. Her arrest was justified on 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...