The EU should boost research programmes and support young people and small firms, say MEPs in their draft negotiating position for the EU’s next long-term EU budget, up for a debate on Tuesday and a vote on Wednesday.
A resolution laying out the European Parliament’s position on a possible framework for EU-UK future relations after Brexit will be debated on Tuesday and put to a vote on Wednesday. The vote comes ahead of the 22-23 March EU summit in Brussels.
In a bid to prevent firms moving their tax base to low-tax jurisdictions, MEPs will vote on Thursday on a major overhaul of the EU’s corporate tax system.
Following the murder of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová, the safety of journalists in Slovakia and across the EU will be debated on Wednesday afternoon.
Prime Minister of Portugal António Costa will be the third EU leader to debate the future of Europe with MEPs on Wednesday morning.
Additional US duties on imported steel and aluminium and the EU’s response will be debated with EU trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström on Wednesday.
Following German civil servant Martin Selmayr’s appointment as European Commission Secretary-General, MEPs are set to debate the integrity policy of the EU executive on Monday afternoon.