EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc. (Archive)

Civitas:  Rein in judicial supremacy with a new oath of allegiance to uphold Parliament

Defra:  Support for streamlining CAP audits secured

WAG:  EU programmes vital to Welsh research & innovation, Finance Minister tells conference

ICO:  “20m reasons for organisations to get EU data reforms right”

WAG:  £24m EU-backed investment in energy research at Welsh universities

GCEU: The Body Shop cannot register ‘SPA WISDOM’ as a Community trade mark

EESC encourages EC to go further in deepening EMU without delay

MEPs want EU embassies & consulates to grant asylum seekers humanitarian visas ~ MEPs propose a centralised EU system for asylum claims with national quotas ~ Six Principles for further developing EU-Turkey Cooperation in tackling the Migration Crisis ~ Refugee crisis: the Council sets up emergency support ~ Syria Crisis: EC announces €445m in humanitarian aid ~ EU News:  Relocation & Resettlement: EU Member States urgently need to deliver ~ EESC report reveals true extent of migrant crisis

European police cooperation in cross-border financial investigations

Fisheries: EC decentralises and simplifies technical conservation measures

EC activates exceptional measures to further support European farmers in crisis

EU signs visa waiver agreement with Peru

Turkey: Don’t tie joint refugee action plan to EU accession talks, urge MEPs

Wrong & outdated views towards LGBT people endanger their fundamental rights

Better law-making agreement adopted by the EC

Making inroads in innovation for Europe

EU supports Zika research with €10m

EC adopts equivalence decision for CCPs in USA

Steel industry: EC takes action to preserve sustainable jobs & growth in Europe ~ TUC: Government giving China green light to dump steel

GCEU: The Court confirms that a number of health claims relating to glucose may not be authorised

Renewables increasingly curbing reliance on fossil fuels

Google, Apple, IKEA and McDonalds probed by Tax Rulings II Committee

EC publishes Report on functioning of Insurance Block Exemption Regulation

EESC calls for new thinking to prevent radicalisation and limit access to weapons in Europe

Aviation: EU to launch negotiations with China & Japan for new safety agreements

European national parliaments want better defence cooperation

EESC encourages EC to go further in deepening EMU without delay

Earth Hour: European Parliament to switch off its lights