Tag: European Parliament

Watch: ‘We can find a mechanism to compensate’ – EU negotiators...

Speaking during a webinar on the EU budget organised by the European Parliament Office in Malta earlier this week, both Metsola and Sant have come out against the proposed EU-wide common corporate tax base.

Environment, Civil Liberties and Good Governance on Engerer’s agenda

MEP Cyrus Engerer said that environment, civil liberties and good governance on top of his agenda for the remainder of his time in this EU parliamentary legislature. Engerer was elected MRP to the S&D ticket in the place of Miriam Dalli who resigned to join the cabinet in Malta.

Lead ammunition to be banned from EU wetlands

The European Parliament voted to ban lead ammunition in wetlands across Europe. Within 24 months, all ammunition used in wetlands must be free of lead. The REACH committee already voted to ban lead in October because of its highly toxic properties.

MEPs decry ‘deteriorating’ media freedom within the EU

The European Parliament has expressed its deep concern about the state of media freedom within the EU and denounced the violence, harassment and pressure faced by journalists in a resolution overwhelmingly backed by the MEP.

Calls For Solidarity And Responsibility In A System That Manages Migration

To find a “sustainable solution”, President von der Leyen urged all parties involved – national Parliaments, the European Parliament and national governments – to work together to acknowledge and overcome existing differences.

MEPs warn of risk of abuse of power through Covid-19 public...

The European Parliament has warned that there was the risk of an abuse of power when member states called a state of a public health emergency in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, and insisted that European values must continue to prevail.

EU budget should focus on mitigating effects of pandemic – EP

Recovery and Resilience Facility: MEPs ready to start negotiations

Minute of silence for terrorism victims during EP

European Parliament President David Sassoli led a minute of silence in memory of victims of terrorism at the opening of today's session.

Agreement reached on mechanism tying EU funding to rule of law

EU countries that disrespect the rule of law are set to risk losing access to EU funds after European Parliament and Council negotiators struck a provisional deal on Thursday.

Summer time ends on Sunday

The European Parliament back a proposal to stop the one-hour clock change which extends daylight hours in summer last year.