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Corporate tax: MEPs urge Commission to work faster and propose laws

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs / Taxation25-06-2015 - 11:54

The European Commission's corporate tax action plan, tabled on 7 June was debated with Commissioner Pierre Moscovici in plenary session on Wednesday evening. Rather than a plan, MEPs asked the Commission to accelerate its work on this pressing issue so as to deliver concrete legislative proposals. (Read more: Corporate tax: MEPs urge Commission to work faster and propose laws )

 

EP tables recommendations for Eurozone governance

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs24-06-2015 - 20:33

Today’s Eurozone governance rules are too complex, lack ownership and are not consistently enforced, MEPs say in a resolution voted on Wednesday. The text is Parliament's input to the discussions on the future of the economic governance framework, including Thursday's European summit debate on the so-called five presidents' report on completing the EU's economic and monetary union. (Read more: EP tables recommendations for Eurozone governance )

 

Spurring economic recovery: Parliament approves Juncker Plan rules

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs24-06-2015 - 20:32
Construction workers are pictured building a new metro station in Athens_  

The €315-billion “Juncker” investment plan, announced by the European Commission last November to encourage the financing of viable investments in Europe, was backed by the European Parliament in a vote on Wednesday. Parliament modified its financing structure, won a say in selecting its leadership and ensured more democratic oversight in negotiations with the Council. (Read more: Spurring economic recovery: Parliament approves Juncker Plan rules )

 

MEPs debate European Council: migration, security, Greece

Plenary Session Institutions24-06-2015 - 17:00
EP plenary debate ahead of the European Summit with (L-R) Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica (European Council representative),  Frans Timmermans (vice president of the European Commission), Manfred Weber (EPP), Gianni Pittella (S&D), Syed Kamall (ECR), Guy Verhofstadt (ALDE), Dimitrios Papadimoulis (GUE/NGL), Philippe Lamberts (Greens/EFA), Paul Nuttall (EFDD), Marine Le Pen (ENF).  

The best way to help Greece and tackling the migration crisis in the Mediterranean were hotly debated by MEPs during the plenary session on 24 June. The debate was held ahead of the European Council on 25-26 June when European leaders will be discussing migration, security and economic governance. (Read more: MEPs debate European Council: migration, security, Greece )

 

Opening: new Europe of Nations and Freedom group declared formed

Plenary Session Institutions24-06-2015 - 14:56
EP Plenary Opening  

Parliament’s new 36-strong Europe of Nations and Freedom group, launched on 15 June, has filed its foundation declaration in due form, announced Vice-President Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT), at the opening. (Read more: Opening: new Europe of Nations and Freedom group declared formed )

 

Berès: "Not convinced measures to tackle crisis have always been the right ones"

Plenary Session Economic and monetary affairs24-06-2015 - 09:19
Interview with Prevenche Beres  

The question of how to resolve Europe's economic woes continues to divide the European Union. MEPs debate and then vote on a report evaluating the EU's economic governance during plenary on Wednesday 24 June. French S&D MEP Pervenche Berès, who wrote the report, told us in an interview that there was a clear division between those who believe current rules are not working and those who say they not been correctly implemented. (Read more: Berès: "Not convinced measures to tackle crisis have always been the right ones" )

 
 
Plenary agenda
 
24-06-2015 -
14:00 - 19:30
Debates
 
 
Resumption of session and order of business
 
Preparation of the European Council meeting (25-26 June 2015)
 
European Fund for Strategic Investments
Report:A8-0139/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes
Rapporteur: Udo Bullmann
ECON BUDG
 
Review of the economic governance framework: stocktaking and challenges
Report:A8-0190/2015
Rapporteur: Pervenche Berès
ECON
 
Transparency of the application of the Stability and Growth Pact
Report:O-000076/2015 European Commission
Report:O-000073/2015 European Commission
Report:O-000072/2015 Council of the European Union
Report:O-000071/2015 European Commission
Report:O-000070/2015 European Commission
Report:O-000069/2015 European Commission
Report:O-000068/2015 European Commission
Report:O-000067/2015 Council of the European Union
 
 
24-06-2015 -
19:30
VOTES
 
 
Request for the waiver of the parliamentary immunity of Sotirios Zarianopoulos
Report:A8-0191/2015
Rapporteur: Laura Ferrara
JURI
 
Request for the waiver of the parliamentary immunity of Udo Voigt
Report:A8-0192/2015
Rapporteur: Tadeusz Zwiefka
JURI
 
European Fund for Strategic Investments
Report:A8-0139/2015 ***I
Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes
Rapporteur: Udo Bullmann
ECON BUDG
 
Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: application EGF/2015/000 TA 2015 - Technical assistance at the initiative of the Commission
Report:A8-0185/2015
Rapporteur: Gérard Deprez
BUDG
 
Review of the economic governance framework: stocktaking and challenges
Report:A8-0190/2015
Rapporteur: Pervenche Berès
ECON
 
 
24-06-2015 -
20:00 - 22:00
Debates (at the end of the votes)
 
 
Decision adopted on the action plan for a fairer corporate tax system in the EU
 
One-minute speeches (Rule 163)
 
Explanations of vote
 
 
 
Proposed report during the session
 
REPORT on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, in accordance with point 13 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management (application EGF/2015/000 TA - Technical Assistance at the initiative of the Commission)
Reference: A8-0185/2015

Date:
10-06-2015
Gérard Deprez
BUDG