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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

Motion train
14.12.2016 - 12:24

4th Railway Package leaves the station

A step further towards better, faster and cheaper railway services in Europe was taken today after the European Parliament adopted the 4th railway legislative package. The new reforms consist of...
Energy facility
13.10.2016 - 11:36

ETS: ambition and realism needed for successful reform

Today, the European Parliament's Industry Committee adopted its position on the reform of the European carbon market, the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). The vote was a success for the EPP Group...
Pins in map
06.10.2016 - 12:19

EPP Group sets out position on the future of cohesion policy

Cohesion policy is the EU’s key instrument for investment in the real economy, promoting jobs and growth across all EU regions. The EPP Group adopted its position paper on the future of...

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Business Team In Office Meeting
News
30.11.2016 - 11:31

European Structural & Investment Funds are key for growth

We can do even better to create more positive impact on our Member States' economies with the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). That's why the EPP Group wants to put more...
Esther De Lange MEP
News
11.11.2016 - 10:54

Future of Europe: provide answers or lose trust of voters

EPP-affiliated group leaders from the national parliaments met this week to discuss the future of Europe. Just before the American elections, it was clear that traditional parties need to listen...
Stack of hands
News
07.07.2016 - 12:28

Keeping Europe together: synergies between investment and grant schemes

In light of the upcoming mid-term review of the EU budget and EU policies, the European Parliament has adopted a Resolution on synergies between Horizon 2020, European Structural and Investment Funds...
Flag Badges of Britain and Europe in Pile
News
20.06.2016 - 17:30

Europe is not abstract, we are Europe, say EPP Chairs at summit

Europe is not an abstract construct, we are Europe - and there is no cross-border problem, like migration or the fight against terrorism, which would be easier to manage without European cooperation...

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Plenary Reports

There was a change of leadership in the European Parliament this session in Strasbourg. The EPP Group candidate Antonio Tajani was elected European...
"A true pro-European, Antonio Tajani has dedicated his political career to Europe. He will be a strong and a reliable partner for the whole...
After the election of Antonio Tajani as President of the European Parliament, the EPP Group's candidates for Vice-Presidents were also elected,...

Highlights of the week

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EPP Group candidate for European Parliament President

The EPP Group will elect its candidate for the post of President of the European Parliament on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday at 10.30 hrs, the EPP...
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group

Preparation of the European Council meeting 15-16 December

MEPs are set to debate the preparations for the upcoming European Summit of 15-16 December. Chairman Manfred Weber will take the floor on behalf of...
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Visa-free travel: new suspension mechanism protects EU

The European Parliament will vote to review the visa suspension mechanism which can be applied to all visa-free travel agreements that the EU has...