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Terrorist attacks in Brussels, EU-Turkey cooperation and TAXE II - this week in the European Parliament

MEPs are in Brussels from 4th April for a week of Committee meetings.



Terrorist attacks in Brussels. Civil Liberties MEPs will hold a discussion following the extraordinary meeting of EU ministers of Justice and Home Affairs of Thursday 24 March after the terrorist attacks in Brussels. (Thursday)

EU-Turkey cooperation in migration and visa liberalisation. Civil Liberties MEPs will debate the next steps in EU-Turkey cooperation in the field of migration, as well as the progress made by Turkey towards visa liberalisation. EU leaders recently agreed with Ankara to speed up the process, with a view to grant visa-free access to the EU for Turkish citizens already by June 2016, provided that all conditions have been met. (Thursday).

TAXE II.  MEPS of the TAXE II committee will continue their hearings of bank representatives (Royal Bank of Scotland and Deutsche Bank) and discuss with competition commissioner for Margrethe Vestager. (Monday)

Read the full agenda

UK MEPs in the spotlight this week

Discharge 2014 (various)
Rapporteur: Derek Vaughan (Labour, Wales)
Budgetary Control
Monday 04/04/16

A new forward-looking and innovative future strategy on trade and investment
Rapporteur for the opinion: Theresa Griffin (Labour, North West England)
Industry, Research and Energy
Thursday 07/04/16

Delivering a New Deal for Energy Consumers
Rapporteur: Theresa Griffin (Labour, North West England)
Industry, Research and Energy
Thursday 07/04/16


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