What's happening in plenary next week: 20-23 May
MEPs will urge member states to step up the fight against tax fraud and tax evasion during the plenary session in Strasbourg from 20-23 May. They will also debate proposals on banking supervision in the EU, adopt a position on the upcoming negotiations for a free trade agreement with the US as well as vote on two draft resolutions concerning media freedom and improved media education. In addition Parliament will adopt a position on dates for next year's European elections.
Other topics to be dealt with during the plenary session include EU-wide protection for victims of stalking or gender violence, revised rules for cross-border trips for pets as well as stricter rules on offshore oil and gas drilling.