All of the EP’s 20 standing committees and two subcommittees held their constitutive meetings on Wednesday to elect their chair and vice-chairs.
On Wednesday evening, MEPs and Estonian EU Council Presidency negotiators have struck a provisional deal on rules to help make cross-border parcel delivery rates fairer and more transparent.
The Transport and Tourism Committee on Thursday approved draft rules which aim to improve the quality and pricing of cross-border parcel delivery services.
To help reduce traffic accidents, new cars, trucks and buses should be equipped with driver assistance systems, transport MEPs say in a draft resolution voted on Thursday.
Transport MEPs backed the provisional agreement reached with the Maltese EU Council Presidency on updating passenger ship safety rules in a vote on Tuesday.
EP negotiators welcome the agreement reached with the Maltese EU Council Presidency on the revised rules on passenger ship safety standards, inspections and passenger registration.
Revised rules to boost passenger ship safety and remove red tape were backed by the Transport and Tourism Committee on Tuesday.
Loopholes that airlines use to deny compensation to passengers delayed for over three hours should be closed by Transport Committee amendments, voted on Tuesday, to the European Commission’s proposal on revised air passenger rights. These amendments further restrict grounds for denying information, compensation and assistance, and make it easier for national authorities to penalise airlines that do not fulfil their obligations.