The proposal for a financial transaction tax will be discussed on Monday when financial experts appear before the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. The tax is being touted as a way to discourage rampant speculation capable of disrupting the economy. The Committee will also hold its first debate on draft legislation to combat market abuse, insider dealing and market manipulation.
Plans for the continuation of food aid to the EU's most deprived citizens will be voted on by the Agricultural Committee, also on Monday.
There will be a unique opportunity to question Nigel Farage, leader of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group, during a live chat on the Parliament's Facebook page, on Wednesday at 1600 CET.
The civil rights situation in Hungary will be the topic of a hearing of the Civil Liberties Committee on Thursday, featuring representatives of Hungarian civil society.