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23.04.2013
The European parliament’s Economic and Monetary affairs committee is about to fully endorse Gunnar Hökmark's proposals for the so-called banking crisis resolution, which aims to provide some harmonisation of national laws and tools for preventing, quickly addressing, and resolving bank crises. 
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Striking controllers should see Single European Sky benefits
11.06.2013

Striking controllers should see Single European Sky benefits

Striking air traffic controllers protesting efforts to implement a single European airspace should recognise that the Single European Sky would make air travel more efficient and create jobs, says EPP Group Vice President Marian-Jean Marinescu, who authored the legislation.
EU asylum legislation to create more effective process
11.06.2013

EU asylum legislation to create more effective process

The European Parliament approves legislation to create a more effective, Europe-wide system of asylum processing to ensure speedier, fairer process. The measures are also aimed at preventing so-called "hopping and shopping" by asylum seekers in Europe, and at fighting terrorism and...
Specific commitments for consumer protection needed from new commissioner
04.06.2013

Specific commitments for consumer protection needed from new commissioner

Commenting on a confirmation hearing for Commissioner-designate for consumer affairs, Neven Mimica, the EPP Group’s Andreas Schwab called for more-specific commitments from him to address consumer issues. Mr. Schwab expressed confidence that Mr. Mimica would provide those specifics.
Stick to EU’s CO2-cutting plan; need for global commitment
30.05.2013

Stick to EU’s CO2-cutting plan; need for global commitment

At an exchange of views Wednesday between the European Parliament’s Environment Committee and Environment Commissioner Connie Hedegaard,  the EPP Group’s Richard Seeber rejects calls for “backloading” CO2 allowances as an anti-industry measure. He emphasizes the...
OLAF needs a new Director General
29.05.2013

OLAF needs a new Director General

The EPP Group spokesperson in the European Parliament Budgetary Control Committee, Ingeborg Grässle, has demanded the immediate reform of the EU´s anti-fraud office. She said that OLAF needs a new Director in order to ensure better management.
Renewable energies: We need more Europe
22.05.2013

Renewable energies: We need more Europe

MEPs endorsed a report by EPP Group Member Herbert Reul  for a European scheme to render the promotion of renewables more efficient.
EPP Group sets the agenda against tax evasion
21.05.2013

EPP Group sets the agenda against tax evasion

In a key debate in the European Parliament, the EPP Group set the EU agenda for the fight against tax evasion and fraud. Group Chairman Joseph Daul proposed the political framework and the Group's Spokesperson Sirpa Pietikäinen drew up a list of measures and actions to be taken.
How can SMEs power Europe´s recovery?
28.03.2013

How can SMEs power Europe´s recovery?

People First, The Big Debate, starting 13:00 CET on 23rd April 2013
EU must further accelerate broadband internet expansion
27.03.2013

EU must further accelerate broadband internet expansion

An EU plan to cut red tape bureaucracy and speed expansion of broadband internet to all Europeans by 2020 will boost the economy, says shadow rapporteur Gunnar Hökmark of the EPP Group. But the EU needs to set “higher targets” if it wants to remain highly competitive...
New EU online dispute settlement to boost online business
13.03.2013

New EU online dispute settlement to boost online business

The European Parliament has approved a new system of settling cross-border disputes quicker and cheaper, removing a key barrier to cross-border online shopping and business activity.

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