The next Committee Meetings will be held on Monday 20 April (15.00 - 18.30) in József Antall (6Q2) and on Thursday 23 April (09.00 - 12.30 and 15.00 - 18.30) in Altiero Spinelli (5G3)
The Working Group (WG) on the Digital Single Market (DSM) restarted its activities on 2 March 2015 with a 1st inaugural meeting of its 4th period of sessions. Created in 2011, the WG on DSM led to the adoption of a number of parliamentary resolutions and has become a key platform for in-depth discussion where EP Members, EC, stakeholders and experts exchange views, identify new opportunities/challenges, remaining barriers and propose concrete measures to make the DSM in the EU a reality.
Documents used during the working group meeting can be found following the link below.
All new car models sold in the EU are to be equipped with eCall technology from 31 March 2018 under draft EU rules endorsed by Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee MEPs on Tuesday.This technology uses the 112 emergency number to call rescue services automatically, enabling them to reach crash scenes faster and thus save lives and reduce the severity of injuries. (Read more)
The IMCO Committee is responsible for legislative oversight and scrutiny for EU rules on the free movement of goods and services, free movement of professionals, customs policy, standardisation and the economic interests of consumers. The committee members work to reduce barriers to economic trade and simplify legislation to enhance competitiveness across the Single Market (SM), while taking care for consumer interests in a wide range of sectors.
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A well-run SM is key to unlocking prosperity, innovation and greater competitiveness which benefits businesses and consumers. We have many challenges and opportunities ahead, especially unlocking the potential of the Digital Single Market and the single market in services.
Our mission is to ensure safe products, safeguard consumer rights, keep consumers informed about products/services, crack down on anti-competitive behaviour and reduce administrative burdens.
The committee works with all EU Member States to ensure that SM rules are practicable and that they are properly implemented and enforced on time.
It is a privilege to Chair this important Committee, and to work with members from across the political spectrum to bring real benefits to consumers, businesses and other organisations across the SM.
The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.