Our plenary work

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Published 08/04/2014

European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is the last structural fund to be concluded, with a budget of €6.3 billion. The S&D Group is in favour

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Published 08/04/2014

European Parliament's right of inquiry

The report uses the European Parliament’s new right of initiative under the Lisbon Treaty to propose changes to the powers of the Parliament’s

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Published 08/04/2014

Surveillance of external sea borders

The agreement concerns binding rules on search and rescue operations, and on the identification of migrants intercepted at sea in order to enable

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Published 08/04/2014

Agricultural products on the internal market and in third countries

The Council and Parliament have reached a first-reading agreement on information provision and promotion measures for agricultural products. This

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Published 08/04/2014

European Union Solidarity Fund

The solidarity fund was designed to respond to natural disasters and demonstrate European solidarity towards badly affected regions in EU member

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Published 08/04/2014

Transfer of motor vehicles

This report is the first-reading position of the European Parliament on a Commission proposal concerning the simplification of transferring motor

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Published 08/04/2014

Key information documents for investment products

This is the first piece of legislation to protect small depositors since bank accounts were guaranteed up to €100,000. The S&D Group was pleased to

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Published 08/04/2014

Payment accounts

This Commission proposal aims to remedy the difficulties many consumers have in accessing a payment account, the lack of transparency on fees on such

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Published 08/04/2014

Resolution of credit institutions and certain investment firms in the framework of a Single Resolution Mechanism and a Single Bank Resolution Fund

After three months of negotiation, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on 20 March on the Single Resolution Mechanism

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Published 08/04/2014

Introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at European Union airports

The draft regulation harmonises and strengthens rules on how authorities take decisions to set operating restrictions (including bans on night flights