EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc.

Improving cross-border consumer protection: The European Commission wants your views

Important decisions by the Transport Council on rail safety, air traffic management, on funding of maritime safety agency and on setting up a satellite navigation agency

Rail safety: Commission welcomes significant progress achieved at Transport Council

The future of EU Battlegroups to be discussed in London

Auditors urge better disaster preparedness

CBI responds to EEF report on the UK's future relationship with the EU – (EU regulation must always sow the seeds of growth - CBI)

Call for a treaty change to allow Parliament to decide where it sits

Better protection for EU Consumers downloading games, e-books, videos and music

Energy: Commission unveils list of 250 infrastructure projects that may qualify for €5,85 billion of funding

Government welcomes business-led plan to cut EU red tape

Agreement on the European globalisation adjustment fund

EU e-signature plan to make electronic deals safer and easier

Launch of the EU's new infrastructure policy - TEN-T Days in Tallinn, Estonia

What does the Commission mean by secure Cloud computing services in Europe?

World Food Day 2013 – Calling for quality, not just quantity – (World Food Day: Commission underlines commitment to reducing food waste in Europe)

The European Commission Recommends to Grant the Status of Candidate for EU Membership to Albania, and that Accession Negotiations with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia be Opened

EU enlargement: priorities for 2014 – (Minister for Europe welcomes EU enlargement package)

State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into new Gibraltar corporate tax regime

Aviation emissions: Commission proposes applying EU ETS to European regional airspace from 1 January 2014

The EESC calls for a total ban on planned obsolescence

Youth Guarantee: Commission works with Member States to prepare for immediate implementation

Commissioner calls on UK students and apprentices to sign up for Erasmus+

Government welcomes historic EU-Canada free trade agreement

100% basic broadband coverage achieved across Europe – EU target achieved ahead of schedule.

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