EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc. (Archive)

techUK:  The role of new EU data rules in building trust in the digital age ~ Data protection reform: Council adopts position at first reading ~ Data protection reform - Parliament approves new rules fit for the digital era

Parliament advocates a centralised EU asylum system & legal ways to migrate ~ Relocation & Resettlement: EU Member States urgently need to deliver ~ Implementing the Roadmap Back to Schengen: EC assesses Action Plan prepared by Greece ~ 10DS:  PM call with Chancellor Merkel: 15 April 2016

PC&PE:  EU foreign & security policy: Commission responds to Committee's report

EC proposes public tax transparency rules for multinationals ~ CBI responds to EC proposals on country-by-country tax reporting

Glyphosate: authorise for just 7 years and professional uses only, urge MEPs

Parliament backs EU directive on use of Passenger Name Records (PNR)

United Utilities investment across north-west gets £500m European Investment Bank backing

Syrian refugees in Middle East need EU's long-term support

Removing unjustified geo-blocking must not harm copyright holders

EU boosts aid to Ethiopia amid worsening drought

EPs to quiz Phil Hogan on how best to tackle farm produce price crisis

Learning from each other to improve the effectiveness of national justice systems

School scheme for milk, fruits & vegetables

G7 Foreign Ministers' Statement on Maritime Security April 11, 2016 Hiroshima, Japan

Lessons to be learned from recent terrorist attacks

MEPs give green light to Europol-Brazil deal to fight crime and terrorism

Lack of visa reciprocity with the U.S., Canada and Brunei

EU farm crisis: Structural reforms needed to stabilise the market, MEPs say

Interim report of sector inquiry on electricity capacity mechanisms shows significant shortcomings

EU-Turkey deal on migrants: not perfect but most realistic tool to tackle crisis ~ Turkey: need of urgent reforms in key areas, say MEPs

EP calls on Polish authorities to respect democratic principles and rule of law

MEPs approve extra funds to help refugees and fight terrorism

Fighting poverty: help disadvantaged families to cut heating bills, say MEPs

Working together on food safety: EFSA’s 2015 annual report on scientific cooperation

Further reform efforts needed in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina, say MEPs

Trade secrets: protecting businesses, safeguarding the right to information

Parliament backs EU directive on use of Passenger Name Records (PNR)

Reported CO2 emissions from new cars continue to fall

More data on sulfites needed to “fully confirm” safety