A ban on the sale of single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery or cotton buds, making up over 70% of marine litter, will be put to a vote on Wednesday.
MEPs will vote on plans to improve consumers’ trust in drinking water from the tap, which is much cheaper and cleaner for the environment compared to bottled water.
MEPs will discuss measures to be taken after the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data breach with Commissioner Jourová on Tuesday, followed by vote on a resolution on Thursday.
Plans to curb the use of antibiotics on farms, so as to keep resistant bacteria out of food, will be put to a vote on Thursday.
On Wednesday, MEPs will confirm their negotiating position for the 2019 EU budget, before starting talks with the Council of ministers.
MEPs will take stock of the results of the 17/18 October meeting of EU leaders with European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday morning.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis will debate the future of Europe with MEPs and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday at 10.30.
Newsletter - 22-25 October 2018 - Strasbourg plenary session