EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc.

MPs call for Commons vote on European Arrest Warrant – (Report on UK's block opt-out of pre-Lisbon criminal law and policing measures)
 
In with reform our out with no influence - CBI chief makes case for EU membership
 
Power to ban legal highs should remain with Member States
 
Commission welcomes the US Rule announcement to bring the US legislation in line with international standards for BSE – (Scotch Beef back on the US menu)
 
New report shows progress in better coordinating EU policies help to overcome poverty worldwide
 
Atlantic deep sea fishing: MEPs call for bottom trawling ban in vulnerable areas
 
EU aims for an accessible, secure and single energy market
 
Minister of Foreign Affairs to represent EU as new step in Turkey’s accession negotiations is made
 
Environment: Commission proposes to reduce the use of plastic bags
 
CO2 emissions: cleaner vans by 2020 – (UNEP report highlights gap between global emissions and 2°C warming limit)
 
MEPs incensed over Troika crisis management
 
Employment MEPs boost freedom of movement for workers throughout the EU
 
ERASMUS+ grants for students, apprentices and volunteers
 
Making the EU more attractive to foreign students and researchers
 
Collective management of copyright: EP and Council strike a deal
 
EU Commission: Guidance for state intervention in electricity
 
What future do you want? Commission invites votes on what Europe could look like in 2050 to help steer future policy and research planning
 
State aid: Commission consults on draft guidelines for supporting firms in difficulty
 
GMO: Commission asks Council to agree on its proposal to grant Member States more subsidiarity on cultivation
 
Creative Europe programme: easier access to funding for culture & creative industries
 
Environment: 12 cities apply for European Green Capital Award 2016
 
NSA inquiry: EP should rethink data transfer deals with the US, experts say
 
UK CAP allocations announced – (A fair UK CAP allocation is good news for Wales ~ Scotland’s CAP budget cut)
 
Cohesion Policy reform: MEPs approve deal with Council
 
Homosexual applicants for asylum can constitute a particular social group who may be persecuted on account of their sexual orientation – (Permanent Representatives Committee reaches agreement on provisions for Asylum & Migration Fund)
 
Digital Woman, Girls of the Year named at ICT 2013
 
Homosexual applicants for asylum can constitute a particular social group who may be persecuted on account of their sexual orientation
Our recent Community Testing success for Local Authorities