Our plenary work

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Published: 11/07/2014

EU US Negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement – TTIP

As Socialists and Democrats we recognise the opportunities of the agreement. These include improved access to US markets for services and public

Plenary topic
Published: 11/07/2014

Council and Commission statements – Withdrawal of the Maternity Leave Directiv

The European Commission is considering withdrawing the draft Maternity Leave Directive (also known as the Estrela report) which was adopted with a

Plenary topic
Published: 11/07/2014

Situation in Ukraine (resolution to be voted on Thursday 17 July)

The current situation in Ukraine means the Ukrainian government must make sustained efforts to strengthen economic stability and the political

Plenary topic
Published: 11/07/2014

Situation in Iraq

The territorial advances of the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are extremely concerning. The internal conflict in Iraq is

Plenary topic
Published: 25/06/2014

Opening of the Italian Presidency of the EU

On Wednesday 2nd of July Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will address the plenary to mark the opening of the Italian Presidency of the EU (15h00).

Plenary topic
Published: 25/06/2014

The 8th legislature of the European Parliament kicks off on 1 July 2014 in Strasbourg

Following the European elections held on 25 May 2014, the European Parliament will hold its first plenary session in Strasbourg from 1st to 3rd July.

Plenary topic
Published: 08/04/2014

Conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer

This report reflects the European Parliament's first-reading position on the directive proposed by the Commission on intra-corporate transferees (ICTs

Plenary topic
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

Plenary topic
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

Plenary topic
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