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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

Freedom of expression
10.04.2018 - 11:25

EU anti-SLAPP legislation all the more urgent

Following yesterday’s events - whereby the Maltese Government, through Minister Owen Bonnici, voted against an amendment proposed by Opposition MP Jason Azzopardi, calling for the protection of...
28.03.2018 - 11:08

Those that expose wrongdoing deserve our gratitude

Speaking from the Greek prison where Pilatus whistleblower Maria Efimova is being held, PN Head of Delegation in the European Parliament David Casa stated: “Deciding to expose corruption and...
Senior man sitting with his daughter and grandson
27.03.2018 - 15:45

Enhancing parent’s rights while safeguarding competitiveness

MEP David Casa presented his report on Work-Life Balance Directive to the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs today. The work-life balance directive aims to significantly enhance the rights...
Bank sign on building
26.03.2018 - 18:17

Pilatus Chairman’s arrest did not occur in a vacuum

Ad-hoc delegation on the rule of law writes to ECB President MEPs have requested ECB intervention in terms of Article 81 (1) of the Single Supervisory Mechanism Regulation that empowers the ECB to...



Frankfurt, EZB, Banking & Euro
14.02.2018 - 10:49

MEPs slam Pilatus Bank in letter to the European Banking Authority

Twenty-two MEPs from across political groups have expressed serious concerns over the fact that Pilatus Bank continues to operate in the EU. The letter to EBA Chairperson Andrea Enria was co-signed...
13.02.2017 - 19:30

Robotics: no longer the stuff of legends

Just imagine: you wake up in the morning, you have breakfast, open a mobile app, call an automated car to take you to work and pay from the app itself. Then in the evening to go back home you do the...
Big Data
09.02.2017 - 10:47

Embracing Big Data - laying down the legal framework for a growing industry

It’s really useful to be able to check your mobile phone to see whether there’s traffic on the road before you leave home for work every morning. Especially if you work in a European city...
Therese Comodini Cachia MEP
29.11.2016 - 17:32

Copyright reform: why, how and for whom

Digital technology has radically changed the way creative content is produced, distributed and accessed. The EU needs modern copyright rules fit for a Digital Single Market. The Commission's...


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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...