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13.09.2017
With little progress in the Brexit talks, EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier says the second phase of negotiations focusing on a trade accord and other future ties may not begin until early next year. The rights of millions of EU and UK citizens remains the top priority, Barnier says, speaking at the European Parliament’s Pan-European Working Group. The working group’s Chair, Paul Rübig of the EPP Group, says with Brexit, there is worry about the stability of internal UK relations after Brexit, regarding Northern Ireland and other UK members.

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Fit to hit the road?
31.05.2013

Fit to hit the road?

A new European Parliament Transport Committee compromise vote calls for greater road safety through more harmonised and thorough checks of cars and trailers and will attempt to scrutinise motorcycles more closely in future. Parliamentary Rapporteur and German EPP Group MEP Werner Kuhn says he is...
The importance of Industry to generate growth in Europe
17.05.2013

The importance of Industry to generate growth in Europe

The Bureau of the EPP Group in the European Parliament held two-day political talks in Dresden, Germany and discussed ways to strengthen Europe's industry against the background of continuing high unemployment and weak demand in several EU Member States. The discussions on the invitation of the...
Troika`s representatives under scrutiny over Cyprus in EP
08.05.2013

Troika`s representatives under scrutiny over Cyprus in EP

After a blistering session of criticism directed at Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem over the handling of the Cypriot crisis, ECB and Commission members of the troika regain some respect from MEPs but are warned to get their divided houses in order on banking reform.
Beyond Cyprus: Eurogroup President and MEPs spar over "fiasco"
07.05.2013

Beyond Cyprus: Eurogroup President and MEPs spar over "fiasco"

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and MEPs including Jean-Paul Gauzès (EPP Group) sparred over the Eurogroup`s handling of the Cyprus banking crisis. Gauzès accused Dijsselbloem of fanning people`s fear into Euro-scepticism.
Open Doors 2013:  Parliament and EU needs more effective profile-raising
06.05.2013

Open Doors 2013: Parliament and EU needs more effective profile-raising

Debate and critical comments at European Parliament annual open doors event highlights need to better showcase EU successes in providing jobs and economic prospects as a whole. Better than any of its single member states can provide, as EPP Group MEP for Belgium Mathieu Grosch explains.
Breaking down barriers to SMEs to help Europe’s recovery
03.05.2013

Breaking down barriers to SMEs to help Europe’s recovery

Europe’s small and mid-size firms face red tape, lack of investment capital and the need for more EU assistance in exporting their goods. Industry Commissioner Tajani, EPP Group MEP Rübig and EuroChambre’s Abruzzini debate what measures are needed.
Common European Asylum System: Security for Europeans and safety for asylum protection holders
25.04.2013

Common European Asylum System: Security for Europeans and safety for asylum protection holders

The Common European Asylum System (CEAS) is provided for in article 78 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). It provides that the Union shall develop a common policy on asylum, subsidiary protection and temporary protection with a view to offering appropriate status to any...
“Ladies in White” collect the Sakharov Prize after 8 long years
24.04.2013

“Ladies in White” collect the Sakharov Prize after 8 long years

A chapter that began 8 years ago has come to a close as the “Ladies in White” movement was able to collect the Sakharov Prize awarded to them by the EP in 2005 for their defence of human rights in Cuba. They were unable to collect it until now as the Government had not allowed them to...
EPP Group wins vote to reject temporary removal of carbon certificates
17.04.2013

EPP Group wins vote to reject temporary removal of carbon certificates

EPP Group opposes "backloading" to avoid higher energy costs for consumers and looks to re-examine the EU's Emission Trading System.
EPP Group looks forward to working with Croatia in the EU
15.04.2013

EPP Group looks forward to working with Croatia in the EU

Croatia is about to join the EU and become its 28th member. This will be effective from July 1st. To celebrate the event, the EPP Group Bureau met here, in the historic city of Dubrovnik, about to discuss the political and economic situation of the country.

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