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Minutes
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 - BrusselsFinal edition

19. Order of business
CRE

The final draft agenda for the May and I 2018 sittings (PE 621.577/PDOJ) had been distributed and the following changes had been proposed (Rule 149a):

Wednesday

Request by the PPE Group for a declaration by the Vice-President of the Commission and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the 'Presidential elections in Venezuela' to be added as the third item on the agenda, after the report by Marco Walli (A8-0139/2018), and for the debate to be wound up by the presentation of proposals for resolutions. The vote would take place on Thursday.

The following spoke: Esteban González Pons, on behalf of the PPE Group, to move the request, Javier Couso Permuy, to oppose the request, Ska Keller, to oppose the request on the basis of Rule 156, Esteban González Pons, to propose that the presentation of proposals for resolution be replaced by a statement by the President on behalf of those present, which was opposed by Ska Keller.

Parliament approved the initial request by the PPE Group by electronic vote (214 for, 125 against, 16 abstentions).

The following spoke: Javier Couso Permuy on the procedure followed (the President have explanations).

Request by the GUE/NGL Group for a declaration by the Council and the Commission on Spain's application of international standards on the definition of sexual violence in the light of the recent 'La Manada' case to be added to the agenda after the declaration by the Council and the Commission on 'Stalking crimes and victim protection in the EU' (item 41 of the final draft agenda).

The following spoke: Tania González Peñas, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, to move the request, and Rosa Estaràs Ferragut, to oppose the request.

Parliament approved the request by roll-call vote (188 for, 136 against, 20 abstentions).

Request by the Verts/ALE Group for a Commission declaration on customs duties levied by the US in the steel and aluminium sector to be added to the agenda. The debate would not be wound up with a presentation of proposals for resolutions.

The following spoke: Ska Keller, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, to move the request, and Christofer Fjellner, to oppose the request.

Parliament rejected the request by roll-call vote (167 for, 175 against, 10 abstentions).

Thursday

An objection pursuant to Rule 106: 'genetically modified sugar beet H7-1' had been added to Thursday's vote.

The order of business was thus established.

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