Index 
Minutes
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - StrasbourgFinal edition
1. Opening of the sitting
 2. Statement by the President
 3. Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (announcement of motions for resolutions tabled)
 4. Delegated acts (Rule 105(6))
 5. Implementing measures (Rule 106)
 6. Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (debate)
 7. Voting time
  7.1. Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (vote)
 8. Negotiations ahead of Parliament's first reading (Rule 69c)
 9. Voting time (continued)
  9.1. Certain aspects of company law ***I (Rule 150) (vote)
  9.2. Ratification and accession to the 2010 Protocol to the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention with the exception of aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  9.3. Ratification and accession to the 2010 Protocol to the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention with regard to aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  9.4. Application of the provisions of the Schengen acquis relating to the Schengen Information System in Croatia * (Rule 150) (vote)
  9.5. Medical devices ***II (vote)
  9.6. In vitro diagnostic medical devices ***II (vote)
  9.7. Money market funds ***I (vote)
  9.8. Prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading ***I (vote)
  9.9. Multiannual financial framework for 2014-2020 *** (vote)
  9.10. Multiannual financial framework for 2014-2020 (Resolution) (vote)
  9.11. Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin (vote)
  9.12. Estimates of revenue and expenditure for the financial year 2018 – Section I – European Parliament (vote)
  9.13. Draft Amending Budget No 1/2017 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal (vote)
  9.14. Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: application EGF/2017/000 TA 2017 - Technical assistance at the initiative of the Commission (vote)
  9.15. Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal (vote)
  9.16. Automated data exchange with regard to dactyloscopic data in Latvia * (vote)
  9.17. Automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in Slovakia, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Cyprus, Poland, Sweden, Malta and Belgium * (vote)
  9.18. Automated data exchange with regard to dactyloscopic data in Slovakia, Bulgaria, France, Czech Republic, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Hungary, Cyprus, Estonia, Malta, Romania and Finland * (vote)
  9.19. Automatic exchange of data concerning vehicles registered in Finland, Slovenia, Romania, Poland, Sweden, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Hungary * (vote)
  9.20. Automated data exchange with regard to vehicle registration data in Malta, Cyprus and Estonia * (vote)
  9.21. Objection pursuant to Rule 106: Authorization of genetically modified maize Bt11 × 59122 × MIR604 × 1507 × GA21 (vote)
  9.22. Addressing refugee and migrant movements: the role of EU External Action (vote)
 10. Explanations of vote
 11. Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 12. Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting
 13. Hate speech, populism, and fake news on social media – towards an EU response (debate)
 14. Wholesale roaming markets ***I (debate)
 15. Wholesale roaming markets ***I (continuation of debate)
 16. Third countries whose nationals are subject to or exempt from a visa requirement: Ukraine ***I (debate)
 17. Composition of delegations
 18. Situation in Venezuela (debate)
 19. Adequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-US privacy Shield (debate)
 20. Composition of delegations
 21. 2016 Report on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
 22. Recommendation to Council about the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) (debate)
 23. Action taken on Parliament's positions and resolutions
 24. Documents received
 25. Transfers of appropriations
 26. Agenda of the next sitting
 27. Closure of the sitting


IN THE CHAIR: Antonio TAJANI
President

1.  Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 9.05.


2.  Statement by the President

The President made a statement condemning the tragic attack in in Syria yesterday, in which chemical weapons had been used. He expressed solidarity with the Syrian people and stressed the role of a united Europe in the peace process.


3.  Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (announcement of motions for resolutions tabled)

In accordance with Rule 135, the following Members or political groups had requested that such a debate be held on the following motions for resolutions:

I.   Russia, the arrest of Alexei Navalny and other protestors (2017/2646(RSP) )

—   Charles Tannock, Karol Karski, Jana Žitňanská, Arne Gericke, Tomasz Piotr Poręba, Ryszard Czarnecki, Ryszard Antoni Legutko, Monica Macovei, Geoffrey Van Orden, Roberts Zīle, Branislav Škripek, Ruža Tomašić, Urszula Krupa, on behalf of the ECR Group, on Russia, the arrest of Alexei Navalny and other protestors (B8-0245/2017 );

—   Elena Valenciano , Victor Boştinaru , Soraya Post and Knut Fleckenstein , on behalf of the S&D Group , on Russia, the arrest of Alexei Navalny and other protestors (B8-0246/2017 );

—   Helmut Scholz, Lola Sánchez Caldentey, Tania González Peñas, Estefanía Torres Martínez, Xabier Benito Ziluaga, Miguel Urbán Crespo, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on Russia, the arrest of protestors against corruption, including blogger Alexei Navalny (B8-0248/2017 );

—   Rebecca Harms, Heidi Hautala, Tamás Meszerics, Indrek Tarand, Igor Šoltes, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, on Russia, the arrest of Alexei Navalny and other protestors (B8-0249/2017 );

—   Johannes Cornelis van Baalen, Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea, Petras Auštrevičius, Urmas Paet, Marian Harkin, Louis Michel, Ivan Jakovčić, Marielle de Sarnez, Maite Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz, Dita Charanzová, Jozo Radoš, Hilde Vautmans, Pavel Telička, Frédérique Ries, Marietje Schaake, Gérard Deprez, Carolina Punset, Nathalie Griesbeck, Petr Ježek, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Cecilia Wikström, Martina Dlabajová, Valentinas Mazuronis, Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, Ilhan Kyuchyuk, Jasenko Selimovic, Filiz Hyusmenova, on behalf of the ALDE Group, on Russia, the arrest of Alexei Navalny and other protestors (B8-0250/2017 );

—   Cristian Dan Preda, Tunne Kelam, Deirdre Clune, Pavel Svoboda, Mairead McGuinness, Laima Liucija Andrikienė, Brian Hayes, Jaromír Štětina, Stanislav Polčák, Ivan Štefanec, Therese Comodini Cachia, Jarosław Wałęsa, Tomáš Zdechovský, Sven Schulze, József Nagy, Dubravka Šuica, Ivana Maletić, Eduard Kukan, Claude Rolin, Romana Tomc, Giovanni La Via, Patricija Šulin, Csaba Sógor, Marijana Petir, Luděk Niedermayer, David McAllister, Željana Zovko, Bogdan Andrzej Zdrojewski, Adam Szejnfeld, Sandra Kalniete, Bogdan Brunon Wenta, Michaela Šojdrová, Milan Zver, Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra, Jiří Pospíšil, Andrey Kovatchev, on behalf of the PPE Group, on Russia, the arrest of Alexei Navalny and other protestors (B8-0251/2017 ).

II.   Belarus (2017/2647(RSP) )

—   Charles Tannock, Karol Karski, Anna Elżbieta Fotyga, Geoffrey Van Orden, Ryszard Antoni Legutko, Ryszard Czarnecki, Tomasz Piotr Poręba, Zdzisław Krasnodębski, Valdemar Tomaševski, Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski, Marek Jurek, Branislav Škripek, Arne Gericke, Raffaele Fitto, Jana Žitňanská, Monica Macovei, Urszula Krupa, Ruža Tomašić on behalf of the ECR Group, on the human rights situation in Belarus (B8-0253/2017 );

—   Elena Valenciano, Victor Boştinaru, Soraya Post, Josef Weidenholzer, on behalf of the S&D Group, on Belarus (B8-0256/2017 );

—   Rebecca Harms, Heidi Hautala, Bronis Ropė, Igor Šoltes, Davor Škrlec, Bodil Valero, Barbara Lochbihler, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, on Belarus (B8-0258/2017 );

—   Lola Sánchez Caldentey, Tania González Peñas, Estefanía Torres Martínez, Xabier Benito Ziluaga, Miguel Urbán Crespo, Dimitrios Papadimoulis, Stelios Kouloglou, Kostadinka Kuneva, Helmut Scholz, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on Belarus (B8-0259/2017 );

—   Petras Auštrevičius, Johannes Cornelis van Baalen, Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea, Urmas Paet, Marian Harkin, Louis Michel, Ivan Jakovčić, Marielle de Sarnez, Maite Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz, Dita Charanzová, Jozo Radoš, Hilde Vautmans, Pavel Telička, Frédérique Ries, Marietje Schaake, Gérard Deprez, Carolina Punset, Nathalie Griesbeck, Petr Ježek, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Cecilia Wikström, Martina Dlabajová, Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, Valentinas Mazuronis, Ilhan Kyuchyuk, Jasenko Selimovic, Filiz Hyusmenova, on behalf of the ALDE Group, on the situation in Belarus (B8-0261/2017 );

—   Cristian Dan Preda, Bogdan Andrzej Zdrojewski, Deirdre Clune, Pavel Svoboda, Mairead McGuinness, Laima Liucija Andrikienė, Brian Hayes, Jaromír Štětina, Stanislav Polčák, Ivan Štefanec, Therese Comodini Cachia, Jarosław Wałęsa, Tunne Kelam, Tomáš Zdechovský, Sven Schulze, Lefteris Christoforou, Dubravka Šuica, József Nagy, Ivana Maletić, Eduard Kukan, Claude Rolin, Romana Tomc, Giovanni La Via, Patricija Šulin, Csaba Sógor, Marijana Petir, Luděk Niedermayer, David McAllister, Željana Zovko, Sandra Kalniete, Adam Szejnfeld, Agnieszka Kozłowska-Rajewicz, Bogdan Brunon Wenta, Michaela Šojdrová, Milan Zver, Jerzy Buzek, Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra, Francisco José Millán Mon, Jiří Pospíšil, Andrey Kovatchev, on behalf of the PPE Group, on Belarus (B8-0263/2017 ).

III.   Bangladesh, including child marriages (2017/2648(RSP) )

—   Ignazio Corrao, Fabio Massimo Castaldo, Rosa D'Amato, Eleonora Evi, Isabella Adinolfi, Beatrix von Storch, on behalf of the EFDD Group, on Bangladesh, including child marriages (B8-0252/2017 );

—   Elena Valenciano, Victor Boştinaru, Soraya Post, Neena Gill, on behalf of the S&D Group, on Bangladesh, including child marriages (B8-0254/2017 );

—   Barbara Lochbihler, Maria Heubuch, Heidi Hautala, Ernest Urtasun, Igor Šoltes, Davor Škrlec, Bronis Ropė, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, on Bangladesh, including child marriages (B8-0255/2017 );

—   Charles Tannock, Karol Karski, Arne Gericke, Jana Žitňanská, Tomasz Piotr Poręba, Ryszard Antoni Legutko, Ryszard Czarnecki, Monica Macovei, Anna Elżbieta Fotyga, Geoffrey Van Orden, Raffaele Fitto, Angel Dzhambazki, Valdemar Tomaševski, Notis Marias, Branislav Škripek, Ruža Tomašić, Urszula Krupa, on behalf of the ECR Group, on Bangladesh, including child marriages (B8-0257/2017 );

—   Lola Sánchez Caldentey, Malin Björk, Marie-Christine Vergiat, Eleonora Forenza, Tania González Peñas, Estefanía Torres Martínez, Xabier Benito Ziluaga, Miguel Urbán Crespo, Marina Albiol Guzmán, Barbara Spinelli, Ángela Vallina, Neoklis Sylikiotis, Takis Hadjigeorgiou, Dimitrios Papadimoulis, Stelios Kouloglou, Helmut Scholz, Merja Kyllönen, Kostas Chrysogonos, Stefan Eck, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on Bangladesh, including child marriages (B8-0260/2017 );

—   Dita Charanzová, Johannes Cornelis van Baalen, Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea, Petras Auštrevičius, Urmas Paet, Marian Harkin, Louis Michel, Ivan Jakovčić, Marielle de Sarnez, Maite Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz, Jozo Radoš, Hilde Vautmans, Pavel Telička, Frédérique Ries, Marietje Schaake, Gérard Deprez, Carolina Punset, Nathalie Griesbeck, Petr Ježek, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Cecilia Wikström, Martina Dlabajová, Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, Paavo Väyrynen, Nedzhmi Ali, Hannu Takkula, Valentinas Mazuronis, Ilhan Kyuchyuk, Jasenko Selimovic, Filiz Hyusmenova, on behalf of the ALDE Group, on Bangladesh, including child marriages (B8-0262/2017 );

—   Cristian Dan Preda, Tomáš Zdechovský, Deirdre Clune, Pavel Svoboda, Mairead McGuinness, Laima Liucija Andrikienė, Brian Hayes, Jaromír Štětina, Stanislav Polčák, Ivan Štefanec, Therese Comodini Cachia, Tunne Kelam, Sven Schulze, József Nagy, Lefteris Christoforou, Dubravka Šuica, Ivana Maletić, Claude Rolin, Romana Tomc, Giovanni La Via, Patricija Šulin, Csaba Sógor, Marijana Petir, Luděk Niedermayer, David McAllister, Željana Zovko, Bogdan Andrzej Zdrojewski, Adam Szejnfeld, Elisabetta Gardini, Bogdan Brunon Wenta, Michaela Šojdrová, Milan Zver, Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra, Jiří Pospíšil, Andrey Kovatchev, on behalf of the PPE Group, on Bangladesh, including child marriages (B8-0264/2017 ).

Speaking time would be allocated in accordance with Rule 162.


4.  Delegated acts (Rule 105(6))

The following draft delegated acts had been forwarded to Parliament:

- Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in white glasses used for optical applications (C(2017)01527 - 2017/2615(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 15 March 2017

referred back to committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulations (EU) 2015/2205, (EU) 2016/592 and (EU) 2016/1178 as regards the deadline for compliance with clearing obligations for certain counterparties dealing with OTC derivatives (C(2017)01658 - 2017/2617(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 1 one month from the date of receipt of 16 March 2017

referred back to committee responsible: ECON

- Commission Delegated Regulation on the conditions for classification, without testing, of glued laminated timber products covered by the harmonised standard EN 14080 and structural finger-jointed solid timber products covered by the harmonised standard EN 15497 with regard to their reaction to fire and amending Decision 2005/610/EC (C(2017)01702 - 2017/2621(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 3 months from the date of receipt of 20 March 2017

referred back to committee responsible: IMCO

- Commission Delegated Regulation on the conditions for classification, without testing, of external renders and internal plasters based on organic binders covered by the harmonised standard EN 15824 and rendering and plastering mortars covered by the harmonised standard EN 998-1 with regard to their reaction to fire (C(2017)01703 - 2017/2622(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 3 months from the date of receipt of 20 March 2017

referred back to committee responsible: IMCO

- Commission Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1675 supplementing Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council, as regards deleting Guyana from the table in point I of the Annex and adding Ethiopia to that table (C(2017)01951 - 2017/2634(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 1 month from the date of receipt of 24 March 2017

referred back to committee responsible: ECON, LIBE

Draft delegated acts for which the period for lodging objections has been extended:

- Commission Delegated Regulation on the adaptation of Annex III to Regulation (EU) No 1315/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Union guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport network (C(2017)00393 – 2017/2556(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 2 February 2017

Extension of the deadline for lodging objections: 2 months at the request of the Council.

referred back to committee responsible: TRAN

- Commission Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 639/2014 as regards the control measures relating to the cultivation of hemp, certain provisions on the greening payment, the payment for young farmers in control of a legal person, the calculation of the per unit amount in the framework of voluntary coupled support, the fractions of payment entitlements and certain notification requirements relating to the single area payment scheme and the voluntary coupled support, and amending Annex X to Regulation (EU) No 1307/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (C(2017)00735 – 2017/2571(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 15 February 2017

Extension of the deadline for lodging objections: 2 months at the request of Parliament

referred back to committee responsible: AGRI


5.  Implementing measures (Rule 106)

The following draft implementing measures falling under the regulatory procedure with scrutiny had been forwarded to Parliament:

- Commission Regulation amending Directive 2002/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards organic silicon (monomethylsilanetriol) and calcium phosphoryl oligosaccharides (POs-Ca®) added to foods and used in the manufacture of food supplements (D049176/01 - 2017/2630(RPS) - deadline: 24 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI

- Commission Regulation refusing to authorise certain health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children's development and health (D049265/01 - 2017/2631(RPS) - deadline: 24 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI (Rule 54)
opinion: IMCO

- Commission Regulation refusing to authorise certain health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children's development and health (D049411/01 - 2017/2632(RPS) - deadline: 24 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI (Rule 54)
opinion: IMCO (Rule 54)

- Commission Regulation refusing to authorise a health claim made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children's development and health (D049412/01 - 2017/2633(RPS) - deadline: 24 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI (Rule 54)
opinion: JURI (Rule 54), IMCO (Rule 54)

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II, III and IV to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for benzovindiflupyr, chlorantraniliprole, deltamethrin, ethofumesate, haloxyfop, Mild Pepino Mosaic Virus isolate VC1, Mild Pepino Mosaic Virus isolate VX1, oxathiapiprolin, penthiopyrad, pyraclostrobin, spirotetramat, sunflower oil, tolclofos-methyl and trinexapac in or on certain products (D049578/02 - 2017/2650(RPS) - deadline: 1 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for fluopyram; hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), alpha-isomer; hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), beta-isomer; hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), sum of isomers, except the gamma isomer; lindane (hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), gamma-isomer); nicotine and profenofos in or on certain products (D049581/03 - 2017/2639(RPS) - deadline: 28 May 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes III and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for tricyclazole in or on certain products (D049627/02 - 2017/2638(RPS) - deadline: 28 May 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for dimethoate and omethoate in or on certain products (D049632/02 - 2017/2637(RPS) - deadline: 28 May 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (D049872/01 - 2017/2616(RPS) - deadline: 17 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (D049873/01 - 2017/2619(RPS) - deadline: 17 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending [the Appendices to] Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards CMR substances (D049962/02 - 2017/2640(RPS) - deadline: 28 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI (Rule 54)
opinion: ITRE (Rule 54), IMCO (Rule 54)

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (D049972/02 - 2017/2627(RPS) - deadline: 23 June 2017)
referred back to committee responsible ENVI


6.  Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (debate)

Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (2017/2593(RSP) )

The President made a brief introductory speech.

The following spoke: Manfred Weber , on behalf of the PPE Group, Gianni Pittella , on behalf of the S&D Group, Helga Stevens , on behalf of the ECR Group, Guy Verhofstadt , on behalf of the ALDE Group, Gabriele Zimmer , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Philippe Lamberts , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Nigel Farage , on behalf of the EFDD Group (the President called the speaker to order for comments deemed injurious to the dignity of Parliament), Marcel de Graaff , on behalf of the ENF Group, Steven Woolfe , non-attached Member .

The following spoke: Ian Borg (President-in-Office of the Council), Jean-Claude Juncker (President of the Commission) and Michel Barnier (chief negotiator).

The following spoke: Esteban González Pons , Roberto Gualtieri , Ashley Fox and Catherine Bearder .

IN THE CHAIR: Mairead McGUINNESS
Vice-President

The following spoke: Martina Anderson , Josep-Maria Terricabras , Paul Nuttall , Janice Atkinson , Diane Dodds , Elmar Brok , Ramón Jáuregui Atondo , Anders Primdahl Vistisen , Marian Harkin , Barbara Spinelli , Molly Scott Cato , Gerolf Annemans , Diane James , Danuta Maria Hübner , Sergei Stanishev , Angel Dzhambazki , Jill Evans , Nicolas Bay , Seán Kelly , Glenis Willmott , Zdzisław Krasnodębski , Alyn Smith , Herbert Reul , Jens Geier , James Nicholson , Janusz Lewandowski , Christine Revault d'Allonnes Bonnefoy , Franck Proust , Nicola Danti , Lorenzo Cesa , Birgit Sippel , Adina-Ioana Vălean , Josef Weidenholzer , György Schöpflin , Isabelle Thomas , Paulo Rangel , David Martin , Mariya Gabriel , David-Maria Sassoli , Luděk Niedermayer , Bogusław Liberadzki , Othmar Karas , Pedro Silva Pereira , Esther de Lange , Jeppe Kofod , Viviane Reding , Vladimír Maňka , David Casa and Victor Boştinaru .

IN THE CHAIR: Antonio TAJANI
President

The following spoke: Harald Vilimsky , Nigel Farage , Philippe Lamberts , Gabriele Zimmer , Guy Verhofstadt , Roberts Zīle , Gianni Pittella and Manfred Weber .

Motions for resolutions to wind up the debate tabled under Rule 123(2):

—   Guy Verhofstadt, Coordinator and Chair of the ALDE Group, Manfred Weber, Chair of the PPE Group, Gianni Pittella, Chair of the S&D Group, Philippe Lamberts and Ska Keller, Co-Chairs of the Verts/ALE Group, and Danuta Maria Hübner, Chair of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, on negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (2017/2593(RSP) ) (B8-0237/2017 ) ;

—   Gabriele Zimmer, Martina Anderson, Barbara Spinelli, Lynn Boylan, Matt Carthy, Liadh Ní Riada, Kateřina Konečná, Marina Albiol Guzmán, Paloma López Bermejo, Rina Ronja Kari, Patrick Le Hyaric, Martina Michels, Cornelia Ernst, Marie-Christine Vergiat, Marisa Matias, Eleonora Forenza, Maria Lidia Senra Rodríguez, Lola Sánchez Caldentey, Tania González Peñas, Estefanía Torres Martínez, Xabier Benito Ziluaga and Miguel Urbán Crespo, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (2017/2593(RSP) ) (B8-0241/2017 ) ;

—   Syed Kamall , on behalf of the ECR Group , on negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (2017/2593(RSP) ) (B8-0242/2017 )

—    David Coburn and Beatrix von Storch , on behalf of the EFDD Group , on negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (2017/2593(RSP) ) (B8-0243/2017 ) .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 5.4.2017, item 7.1 .

The following spoke: Vicky Ford on comments made by some UK Members during the debate, and James Carver .


7.  Voting time

Detailed voting results (amendments, separate and split votes, etc.) appear in the Results of Votes annex to the minutes.

The results of roll-call votes are available in electronic form only, as an annex to the minutes, and can be accessed via Europarl.


7.1.  Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (vote)

Motions for resolutions B8-0237/2017 , B8-0241/2017 , B8-0242/2017 , B8-0243/2017 (2017/2593(RSP) )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 1)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B8-0237/2017

(replacing B8-0237/2017 and B8-0241/2017 ):

tabled by the following Members:

—    Guy Verhofstadt, Coordinator and Chair of the ALDE Group;

—    Manfred Weber, Chair of the PPE Group;

—    Gianni Pittella, Chair of the S&D Group;

—    Philippe Lamberts and Ska Keller, Co-Chairs of the Verts/ALE Group;

—    Gabriele Zimmer, Chair of the GUE/NGL Group;

—    Danuta Maria Hübner, Chair of the AFCO Committee.

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0102 )

(Motions for resolutions B8-0242/2017 et B8-0243/2017 fell.)

IN THE CHAIR: Rainer WIELAND
Vice-President


IN THE CHAIR: Rainer WIELAND
Vice-President

8.  Negotiations ahead of Parliament's first reading (Rule 69c)

The President announced that he had not received any requests regarding the decisions to enter into interinstitutional negotiations which appeared in the agenda for Monday, 3 April 2017 (item 8 of the minutes of 3.4.2017 ).

The Committees could therefore begin negotiations.


9.  Voting time (continued)

9.1.  Certain aspects of company law ***I (Rule 150) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to certain aspects of company law (codified text) [COM(2015)0616 - C8-0388/2015 - 2015/0283(COD) ] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Tadeusz Zwiefka (A8-0088/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 2)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote ( P8_TA(2017)0103 )


9.2.  Ratification and accession to the 2010 Protocol to the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention with the exception of aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the ratification and accession by Member States, in the interest of the European Union, to the Protocol of 2010 to the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, with the exception of aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters [13806/2015 - C8-0410/2015 - 2015/0135(NLE) ] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Pavel Svoboda (A8-0076/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 3)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Approved ( P8_TA(2017)0104 )

Parliament approved the ratification of the Protocol.


9.3.  Ratification and accession to the 2010 Protocol to the Hazardous and Noxious Substances Convention with regard to aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the ratification and accession by Member States, in the interest of the European Union, to the Protocol of 2010 to the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, with regard to the aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters [14112/2015 - C8-0409/2015 - 2015/0136(NLE) ] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Pavel Svoboda (A8-0078/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 4)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Approved (P8_TA(2017)0105 )

Parliament approved the ratification of the Protocol.


9.4.  Application of the provisions of the Schengen acquis relating to the Schengen Information System in Croatia * (Rule 150) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a Council decision on the application of the provisions of the Schengen acquis in the area of the Schengen Information System in the Republic of Croatia [COM(2017)0017 - C8-0026/2017 - 2017/0011(NLE) ] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Nuno Melo (A8-0073/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 5)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved ( P8_TA(2017)0106 )

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote ( P8_TA(2017)0106 )


9.5.  Medical devices ***II (vote)

Recommendation for second reading on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on medical devices, amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and repealing Council Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC [10728/4/2016 - C8-0104/2017 - 2012/0266(COD) ] - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. Rapporteur: Glenis Willmott (A8-0068/2017 )

(Qualified majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 6)

COUNCIL POSITION

Declared approved ( P8_TA(2017)0107 )

The following had spoken:

Glenis Willmott and Peter Liese , before the vote.


9.6.  In vitro diagnostic medical devices ***II (vote)

Recommendation for second reading on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on in vitro diagnostic medical devices and repealing Directive 98/79/EC and Commission Decision 2010/227/EU [10729/4/2016 - C8-0105/2017 - 2012/0267(COD) ] - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. Rapporteur: Peter Liese (A8-0069/2017 )

(Qualified majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 7)

COUNCIL POSITION

Declared approved ( P8_TA(2017)0108 )


9.7.  Money market funds ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Money Market Funds [COM(2013)0615 - C7-0263/2013 - 2013/0306(COD) ] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Neena Gill (A8-0041/2015 )

The debate had been held on 28 April 2015 (minutes of 28.4.2015, item 15 ).

The vote had been postponed at the sitting of 29 April 2015 (minutes of 29.4.2015, item 10.61 ).

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 8)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

PROVISIONAL AGREEMENT

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0109 )


9.8.  Prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading [COM(2015)0583 - C8-0375/2015 - 2015/0268(COD) ] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Petr Ježek (A8-0238/2016 )

The debate had been held on 14 September 2016 (minutes of 14.9.2016, item 20 ).

The vote had been postponed at the sitting of 15 September 2016 (minutes of 15.9.2016, item 11.6 ).

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 9)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

PROVISIONAL AGREEMENT

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0110 )


9.9.  Multiannual financial framework for 2014-2020 *** (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council regulation amending Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1311/2013 laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020 [14942/2016 - C8-0103/2017 - 2016/0283(APP) ] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteurs: Jan Olbrycht and Isabelle Thomas (A8-0110/2017 )

(Qualified majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 10)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Approved (P8_TA(2017)0111 )


9.10.  Multiannual financial framework for 2014-2020 (Resolution) (vote)

Report containing a motion for a non-legislative resolution on the draft Council regulation amending Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1311/2013 laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020 [2017/2051(INI) ] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteurs: Jan Olbrycht and Isabelle Thomas (A8-0117/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 11)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0112 )


9.11.  Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Decision (EU) 2015/435 on the mobilisation of the Contingency Margin [COM(2016)0607 - C8-0387/2016 - 2016/2233(BUD) ] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteurs: Jan Olbrycht and Isabelle Thomas (A8-0104/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 12)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0113 )


9.12.  Estimates of revenue and expenditure for the financial year 2018 – Section I – European Parliament (vote)

Report on Parliament's estimates of revenue and expenditure for the financial year 2018 [2017/2022(BUD) ] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Richard Ashworth (A8-0156/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 13)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0114 )

The following had spoken:

Paul Rübig , before the vote on the 5th part of paragraph 37.


9.13.  Draft Amending Budget No 1/2017 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal (vote)

Report on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 1/2017 to the general budget for 2017 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal [07003/2017 - C8-0130/2017 - 2017/2018(BUD) ] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Jens Geier (A8-0155/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 14)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0115 )


9.14.  Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: application EGF/2017/000 TA 2017 - Technical assistance at the initiative of the Commission (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF/2017/000 TA 2017 - Technical assistance at the initiative of the Commission) [COM(2017)0101 - C8-0097/2017 - 2017/2033(BUD) ] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Victor Negrescu (A8-0157/2017 )

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 15)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0116 )


9.15.  Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal [COM(2017)0045 - C8-0022/2017 - 2017/2017(BUD) ] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes (A8-0154/2017 )

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 16)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0117 )


9.16.  Automated data exchange with regard to dactyloscopic data in Latvia * (vote)

Report on the draft Council implementing decision on the automated data exchange with regard to dactyloscopic data in Latvia, and replacing Decision 2014/911/EU [13521/2016 - C8-0523/2016 - 2016/0818(CNS) ] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Claude Moraes (A8-0089/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 17)

COUNCIL DRAFT

Approved ( P8_TA(2017)0118 )


9.17.  Automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in Slovakia, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Cyprus, Poland, Sweden, Malta and Belgium * (vote)

Report on the draft Council implementing decision on the automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in Slovakia, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Cyprus, Poland, Sweden, Malta and Belgium and replacing Decisions 2010/689/EU, 2011/472/EU, 2011/715/EU, 2011/887/EU, 2012/58/EU, 2012/299/EU, 2012/445/EU, 2012/673/EU, 2013/3/EU, 2013/148/EU, 2013/152/EU and 2014/410/EU [13525/2016 - C8-0522/2016 - 2016/0819(CNS) ] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Judith Sargentini (A8-0091/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 18)

COUNCIL DRAFT

Approved ( P8_TA(2017)0119 )


9.18.  Automated data exchange with regard to dactyloscopic data in Slovakia, Bulgaria, France, Czech Republic, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Hungary, Cyprus, Estonia, Malta, Romania and Finland * (vote)

Report on the draft Council implementing decision on the automated data exchange with regard to dactyloscopic data in Slovakia, Bulgaria, France, Czech Republic, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Hungary, Cyprus, Estonia, Malta, Romania and Finland and replacing Decisions 2010/682/EU, 2010/758/EU, 2011/355/EU, 2011/434/EU, 2011/888/EU, 2012/46/EU, 2012/446/EU, 2012/672/EU, 2012/710/EU, 2013/153/EU, 2013/229/EU and 2013/792/EU [13526/2016 - C8-0520/2016 - 2016/0820(CNS) ] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A8-0092/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 19)

COUNCIL DRAFT

Approved ( P8_TA(2017)0120 )


9.19.  Automatic exchange of data concerning vehicles registered in Finland, Slovenia, Romania, Poland, Sweden, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Hungary * (vote)

Report on the draft Council implementing decision on the automated data exchange with regard to vehicle registration data in Finland, Slovenia, Romania, Poland, Sweden, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Hungary and replacing Decisions 2010/559/EU, 2011/387/EU, 2011/547/EU, 2012/236/EU, 2012/664/EU, 2012/713/EU, 2013/230/EU, 2013/692/EU and 2014/264/EU [13529/2016 - C8-0518/2016 - 2016/0821(CNS) ] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Filiz Hyusmenova (A8-0095/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 20)

COUNCIL DRAFT

Approved ( P8_TA(2017)0121 )


9.20.  Automated data exchange with regard to vehicle registration data in Malta, Cyprus and Estonia * (vote)

Report on the draft Council implementing decision on the automated data exchange with regard to vehicle registration data in Malta, Cyprus and Estonia, and replacing Decisions 2014/731/EU, 2014/743/EU and 2014/744/EU [13499/2016 - C8-0519/2016 - 2016/0822(CNS) ] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Maria Grapini (A8-0090/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 21)

COUNCIL DRAFT

Approved ( P8_TA(2017)0122 )


9.21.  Objection pursuant to Rule 106: Authorization of genetically modified maize Bt11 × 59122 × MIR604 × 1507 × GA21 (vote)

Motion for a resolution on the draft Commission implementing decision authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize Bt11 × 59122 × MIR604 × 1507 × GA21, and genetically modified maizes combining two, three or four of the events Bt11, 59122, MIR604, 1507 and GA21, pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European parliament and of the Council on genetically modified food and feed (D049280 ; 2017/2624(RSP) ) (B8-0236/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 22)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0123 )


9.22.  Addressing refugee and migrant movements: the role of EU External Action (vote)

Report on addressing refugee and migrant movements: the role of EU External Action [2015/2342(INI) ] - Committee on Foreign Affairs - Committee on Development. Rapporteurs: Elena Valenciano and Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra (A8-0045/2017 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 23)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P8_TA(2017)0124 ).


10.  Explanations of vote

Written explanations of vote:

Written explanations of vote within the meaning of Rule 183 appear on the Members’ pages on Parliament’s website.

Oral explanations of vote:

Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union (2017/2593(RSP) ) - RC-B8-0237/2017
Rosa D'Amato , on behalf of the EFDD Group, Paloma López Bermejo , Petras Auštrevičius , Momchil Nekov , Jiří Pospíšil , Monica Macovei , Michela Giuffrida , Matt Carthy , Norica Nicolai , Doru-Claudian Frunzulică , Richard Corbett , Nicola Caputo , Michaela Šojdrová , Clare Moody , Jonathan Arnott , Peter Jahr , Zoltán Balczó , Krisztina Morvai , Adam Szejnfeld , Vicky Ford , Franc Bogovič , Daniel Hannan , Danuta Jazłowiecka , Marek Jurek , Luke Ming Flanagan , Seán Kelly , Diane Dodds , Csaba Sógor , Nathan Gill ,Mairead McGuinness and Seb Dance

Report: Glenis Willmott - A8-0068/2017
Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea , Diane James , Michela Giuffrida , Krisztina Morvai , Stanislav Polčák and Mairead McGuinness

Report: Peter Liese - A8-0069/2017
Michaela Šojdrová

Report: Neena Gill - A8-0041/2015
Doru-Claudian Frunzulică and Stanislav Polčák

Report: Jan Olbrycht and Isabelle Thomas - A8-0110/2017
Michaela Šojdrová , Monica Macovei , Tomáš Zdechovský and Stanislav Polčák

Report: Jan Olbrycht and Isabelle Thomas - A8-0117/2017
Michela Giuffrida

Report: Elena Valenciano and Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra - A8-0045/2017
Krisztina Morvai , Tomáš Zdechovský and Andrejs Mamikins .


11.  Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Corrections to votes and voting intentions appear on the Europarl website under 'Plenary/Votes/Results of Votes (Results of roll-call votes)'. They are published in hard copy in the 'Results of roll-call votes' annex.

The electronic version on Europarl will be regularly updated for a maximum of two weeks after the day of the vote concerned.

After the two-week deadline has passed, the list of corrections to votes and voting intentions will be finalised so that it can be translated and published in the Official Journal.


(The sitting was suspended at 13.45 and resumed at 15.10.)

IN THE CHAIR: David-Maria SASSOLI
Vice-President

12.  Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

The minutes of the previous sitting were approved.


13.  Hate speech, populism, and fake news on social media – towards an EU response (debate)

Topical debate - Topical debate - Hate speech, populism, and fake news on social media – towards an EU response (2017/2644(RSP) )

The following spoke: Bruno Gollnisch on the conduct of the debate (the President confirmed that this was in conformity with the Rules of Procedure).

The following spoke: Tanja Fajon , on behalf of the S&D Group , to start the debate.

The following spoke: Ian Borg (President-in-Office of the Council) and Andrus Ansip (Vice-President of the Commission) .

The following spoke: Monika Hohlmeier , on behalf of the PPE Group, Josef Weidenholzer , on behalf of the S&D Group, Anna Elżbieta Fotyga , on behalf of the ECR Group, Morten Løkkegaard , on behalf of the ALDE Group, Martina Michels , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Ulrike Lunacek , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group , Cecilia Wikström , on the conduct of the debate, Rolandas Paksas , on behalf of the EFDD Group , Matteo Salvini , on behalf of the ENF Group , Lampros Fountoulis , Franck Proust , Iratxe García Pérez , Andrew Lewer , Marietje Schaake , Takis Hadjigeorgiou , Helga Trüpel , Isabella Adinolfi , Marcus Pretzell , Bruno Gollnisch , Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso , Soraya Post , Branislav Škripek , Cecilia Wikström , Kostadinka Kuneva , Julia Reda , Tim Aker , Gilles Lebreton , Carlos Coelho , Julie Ward , Charles Tannock , Nathalie Griesbeck , Curzio Maltese , Rosa D'Amato , Auke Zijlstra and Jaromír Štětina .

IN THE CHAIR: Sylvie GUILLAUME
Vice-President

The following spoke: Péter Niedermüller , Monica Macovei , Yana Toom , Marina Albiol Guzmán , Kristina Winberg , Franz Obermayr , Cristian Dan Preda , Ana Gomes , Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski , Pavel Telička , Malin Björk , Elmar Brok , Miriam Dalli , Bernd Kölmel , Pavel Svoboda , Kati Piri , Ruža Tomašić , Eduard Kukan , Silvia Costa , Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner , Juan Fernando López Aguilar , Arne Gericke and Zdzisław Krasnodębski .

The following spoke: Andrus Ansip and Ian Borg .

The debate closed.


14.  Wholesale roaming markets ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 531/2012 as regards rules for wholesale roaming markets [COM(2016)0399 - C8-0219/2016 - 2016/0185(COD) ] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (A8-0372/2016 )

Miapetra Kumpula-Natri introduced the report.

The following spoke: Andrus Ansip (Vice-President of the Commission) .

The following spoke: Paul Rübig , on behalf of the PPE Group, Marlene Mizzi , on behalf of the S&D Group, Evžen Tošenovský , on behalf of the ECR Group, Fredrick Federley , on behalf of the ALDE Group, João Ferreira , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Michel Reimon , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, David Borrelli , on behalf of the EFDD Group, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser , on behalf of the ENF Group, Diane James , non-attached Member , who also replied to a blue-card question by Gunnar Hökmark , Krišjānis Kariņš , who also replied to a blue-card question by Takis Hadjigeorgiou , Patrizia Toia , Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner , Marietje Schaake , Neoklis Sylikiotis , who also replied to a blue-card question by Miapetra Kumpula-Natri , Roger Helmer , Georg Mayer , Jerzy Buzek , Carlos Zorrinho , Richard Sulík and Pavel Telička .

IN THE CHAIR: Bogusław LIBERADZKI
Vice-President

The following spoke: Pilar del Castillo Vera , José Blanco López and Seán Kelly .

(The sitting was adjourned at 18.05 owing to a fire alarm, and resumed at 18.25.)

(For the rest of the debate, see minutes of 5.4.2017, item 15 )


15.  Wholesale roaming markets ***I (continuation of debate)

(For the first part of the debate, see: minutes of 5.4.2017, item 14 )

The following spoke: Seán Kelly , Miriam Dalli , Henna Virkkunen , Eva Kaili , who also replied to a blue-card question by Paul Rübig , Gunnar Hökmark , Olle Ludvigsson , Dariusz Rosati , Christel Schaldemose , Dubravka Šuica , Eva Maydell , Róża Gräfin von Thun und Hohenstein and Sirpa Pietikäinen .

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Krzysztof Hetman , Nicola Caputo , Ruža Tomašić , Bronis Ropė , Patricija Šulin , Maria Grapini , Notis Marias , Costas Mavrides and Tibor Szanyi .

The following spoke: Andrus Ansip and Miapetra Kumpula-Natri .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 6.4.2017, item 7.4 .


16.  Third countries whose nationals are subject to or exempt from a visa requirement: Ukraine ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement (Ukraine) [COM(2016)0236 - C8-0150/2016 - 2016/0125(COD) ] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Mariya Gabriel (A8-0274/2016 )

Michał Boni (on behalf of the rapporteur) introduced the report

The following spoke: Věra Jourová (Member of the Commission) .

The following spoke: Michael Gahler (rapporteur for the opinion of the AFET Committee), Heidi Hautala (rapporteur for the opinion of the JURI Committee), Dubravka Šuica , on behalf of the PPE Group , who also replied to a blue-card question by Georgios Epitideios , Sylvia-Yvonne Kaufmann , on behalf of the S&D Group, Ryszard Czarnecki , on behalf of the ECR Group , who also replied to a blue-card question by Tibor Szanyi , and Petr Ježek , on behalf of the ALDE Group .

IN THE CHAIR: Pavel TELIČKA
Vice-President

The following spoke: Jaromír Kohlíček , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group , who also replied to a blue-card question by Jaromír Štětina , Ulrike Lunacek , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Beatrix von Storch , on behalf of the EFDD Group , who declined a blue-card question from Michael Gahler , Auke Zijlstra , on behalf of the ENF Group, Eleftherios Synadinos , non-attached Member, Jaromír Štětina , Tonino Picula , Anna Elżbieta Fotyga , Johannes Cornelis van Baalen , Bronis Ropė , Gilles Lebreton , Anna Maria Corazza Bildt , Juan Fernando López Aguilar , Mark Demesmaeker , Kaja Kallas , Edouard Ferrand , Jarosław Wałęsa , Andrejs Mamikins , Franz Obermayr , Andrea Bocskor , Kati Piri , Marie-Christine Arnautu , Victor Boştinaru and Michał Boni .

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: José Inácio Faria , Michaela Šojdrová , Nicola Caputo and Kateřina Konečná .

The following spoke: Věra Jourová and Michał Boni .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 6.4.2017, item 7.5 .


17.  Composition of delegations

At the request of the PPE Group, Parliament ratified the following appointment:

Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly: Dariusz Rosati .


18.  Situation in Venezuela (debate)

Commission statement: Situation in Venezuela (2017/2651(RSP) )

Věra Jourová (Member of the Commission) made the statement.

The following spoke: Luis de Grandes Pascual , on behalf of the PPE Group, Francisco Assis , on behalf of the S&D Group, Charles Tannock , on behalf of the ECR Group, Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea , on behalf of the ALDE Group, Javier Couso Permuy , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Ernest Urtasun , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Mireille D'Ornano , on behalf of the ENF Group, José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra , Elena Valenciano , Dita Charanzová , João Ferreira , Igor Šoltes , Tunne Kelam , Ramón Jáuregui Atondo , Javier Nart , Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra , Nuno Melo and Francisco José Millán Mon .

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar , Jiří Pospíšil , Franc Bogovič , Ana Gomes , Georgi Pirinski and José Inácio Faria .

The following spoke: Věra Jourová .

The motions for resolutions to be tabled under Rule 123(2) would be announced in the House at a later time.

The debate closed.

Vote: next part-session .


19.  Adequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-US privacy Shield (debate)

Commission statement: Adequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-US privacy Shield (2017/3018(RSP) )

Věra Jourová (Member of the Commission) made the statement.

IN THE CHAIR: Ildikó GÁLL-PELCZ
Vice-President

The following spoke: Axel Voss , on behalf of the PPE Group, Claude Moraes , on behalf of the S&D Group, Helga Stevens , on behalf of the ECR Group, Sophia in 't Veld , on behalf of the ALDE Group, Cornelia Ernst , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Judith Sargentini , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Viviane Reding , Birgit Sippel , Martina Anderson and Ana Gomes .

The following spoke: Věra Jourová.

Motions for resolutions to wind up the debate tabled under Rule 123(2):

—   Claude Moraes , on behalf of the LIBE Committee, on the adequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-US Privacy Shield (2016/3018(RSP) ) (B8-0235/2017 ) ;

—    Axel Voss , Anna Maria Corazza Bildt and Barbara Kudrycka , on behalf of the PPE Group and Helga Stevens , on behalf of the ECR Group , on the adequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-US Privacy Shield (2016/3018(RSP) ) (B8-0244/2017 ) .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 6.4.2017, item 7.7 .


20.  Composition of delegations

The President had received the following requests for appointments from the ECR and ENF Groups:

- Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees and Delegation for relations with Tadjikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia: Urszula Krupa

- Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) : Barbara Kappel to replace Marco Zanni

The appointments would be deemed ratified if there were no objections before the approval of these minutes.


21.  2016 Report on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Report on the 2016 Commission Report on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia [2016/2310(INI) ] - Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Ivo Vajgl (A8-0055/2017 )

Ivo Vajgl introduced the report.

The following spoke: Ian Borg (President-in-Office of the Council) and Neven Mimica (Member of the Commission) .

The following spoke: Tunne Kelam , on behalf of the PPE Group, Knut Fleckenstein , on behalf of the S&D Group , Notis Marias , on behalf of the ECR Group, Jozo Radoš , on behalf of the ALDE Group, Sofia Sakorafa , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Sotirios Zarianopoulos , non-attached Member, Eduard Kukan , Tonino Picula , Arne Gericke , Franc Bogovič , Jens Nilsson and Isabella De Monte .

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Jiří Pospíšil , Eleftherios Synadinos , Maria Spyraki , Georgios Epitideios , Marijana Petir and Csaba Sógor .

The following spoke: Neven Mimica, Ian Borg and Ivo Vajgl.

The debate closed.

Vote: at a later part-session .


22.  Recommendation to Council about the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) (debate)

Question for oral answer (O-000027/2017 ) by Vilija Blinkevičiūtė , on behalf of the FEMM Committee, to the Council: Recommendation to the Council about the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) (B8-0214/2017 )

Vilija Blinkevičiūtė moved the question.

Ian Borg (President-in-Office of the Council) answered the question.

The following spoke: Agnieszka Kozłowska-Rajewicz , on behalf of the PPE Group, Anna Hedh , on behalf of the S&D Group, Branislav Škripek , on behalf of the ECR Group, Eleonora Forenza , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Daniela Aiuto , on behalf of the EFDD Group, Jiří Pospíšil , Pina Picierno , Stanislav Polčák , Julie Ward and Marijana Petir .

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Michaela Šojdrová , Notis Marias and Arne Gericke .

The following spoke: Ian Borg .

The debate closed.


23.  Action taken on Parliament's positions and resolutions

The Commission communication on the action taken on the positions and resolutions adopted by Parliament at the November II 2016, February I and February II 2017 part-sessions was available on the Europarl site .


24.  Documents received

The following documents had been received:

1) from the Council and Commission

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations 1/2017 - EEAS (N8-0011/2017 - C8-0114/2017 - 2017/2048(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations V/AB-02/C/17 - European Court of Auditors (N8-0012/2017 - C8-0115/2017 - 2017/2049(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

2) from committees , reports

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal (COM(2017)0045 - C8-0022/2017 - 2017/2017(BUD) ) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes (A8-0154/2017 )

- Report on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 1/2017 to the general budget for 2017 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to the United Kingdom, Cyprus and Portugal (07003/2017 - C8-0130/2017 - 2017/2018(BUD) ) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Jens Geier (A8-0155/2017 )

- Report on Parliament's estimates of revenue and expenditure for the financial year 2018 (2017/2022(BUD) ) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Richard Ashworth (A8-0156/2017 )

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF/2017/000 TA 2017 - Technical assistance at the initiative of the Commission) (COM(2017)0101 - C8-0097/2017 - 2017/2033(BUD) ) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Victor Negrescu (A8-0157/2017 )


25.  Transfers of appropriations

In accordance with Article 25 of the Financial Regulation, the Committee on Budgets had decided to raise no objection to transfer of appropriations No INF 2/2017 by the Court of Justice.

In accordance with Article 25 of the Financial Regulation, the Committee on Budgets had decided to raise no objection to transfer of appropriations V/AB-02/C/17 by the European Court of Auditors.

In accordance with Article 25 of the Financial Regulation, the Committee on Budgets had decided to raise no objection to transfer of appropriations No 1/2017 by the European External Action Service.

In accordance with Article 27 of the Financial Regulation, the Committee on Budgets had decided to approve the Commission's transfers of appropriations DEC 02/2017, DEC 03/2017, DEC 04/2017, DEC 05/2017 - Section III – Commission.


26.  Agenda of the next sitting

The agenda of the next day's sitting had been established ('Agenda' PE 602.068/OJJE).


27.  Closure of the sitting

The sitting closed at 23.25.

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