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

Man holding money
27.10.2015 - 10:24

Tax Rulings: EPP Group disappointed by Finance Ministers

"What are Member States trying to hide?" "Member States have missed a great opportunity to create more transparency in taxation. National budgets will continue to suffer. We need an...
Global connections
12.10.2015 - 15:38

Viviane Reding says "Yes But" to TiSA

Viviane Reding declared: "The European Parliament is leading by example with the view to turning negotiations on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) into a reference model, thereby restoring...
Courtroom detail
06.10.2015 - 10:51

“Safe Harbor”: It is a kick-start, not a grinding halt.

Reform or Suspension, this was my position in 2013 as Vice-President of the Commission in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship on Safe Harbor. Today, the EU Court of Justice confirms...
Security concept
09.09.2015 - 16:07

Significant step forward in EU/US umbrella agreement

After four years of negotiations, the umbrella agreement for transfers of data in the context of police and judicial cooperation has finally been initialled. European concerns following the Snowden...



Jean-Luc Dehaene MEP
15.05.2014 - 16:00

Jean-Luc Dehaene: a great Statesman with a heart for Europe

Jean-Luc Dehaene, former Belgian Prime Minister and prominent Member of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, has passed away today at the age of 73. The EPP and the EPP Group in the European...
Plenary vote
16.04.2014 - 17:42

European Parliament shows the red card to President Schulz

The European Parliament gave the green light today to the discharge of the Parliament's budget after including heavy criticism in the Report of the conduct of its President Martin Schulz, who is...
US - EU flag
20.03.2014 - 16:26

EU-US trade agreement: EPP Group carefully analysing negotiations

Transatlantic trade talks between the European Union and the United States on the establishment of a comprehensive trade and investment agreement (TTIP) are surging ahead. For the fourth time,...
Photo of Georges Bach, MEP holding a little airplane
05.02.2014 - 12:00

Better air passenger rights will change the way we travel

When I was nominated Rapporteur for the Air Passenger Rights Regulation, in other words made responsible for the negotiations, I knew it wouldn't be easy to improve consumer rights against the...


Your MEPs

  • Member - Transport and Tourism
  • Vice-Chair - China
  • Member - Cariforum

Highlights of the week

Plenarvorschau 14. - 17. April 2014

Electric Car loading on Solar Charging Station

Infrastruktur für alternative Kraftstoffe

Für Elektroladestationen sowie Erdgas- und Flüssiggastankstellen soll bis 2025 eine EU-weite Infrastruktur stehen. Für...

Lang-LKW (Gigaliner)

Lkw mit Überlänge, so genannte Gigaliner, sollen künftig auch in Nachbarländern, wo sie ebenfalls zugelassen sind, fahren dü...