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The start of Brexit, security in Europe, multinational tax evasion – this week at the European Parliament

It is panning out to be a busy week at the European Parliament next week. With the British government set to formally begin the process of exiting the European Union, the European Parliament's response is likely to follow soon. We have selected other highlights for you below.



Art 50. As the UK government prepares to start the Brexit negotiations this week, the European Parliament is likely to present its draft resolution on the process next week. For more details, make sure you follow us on Twitter (Wednesday)

Security in Europe.   German federal Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maizière and French Minister of the Interior Matthias Fekl will debate EU measures to improve the security situation in Europe as well as future challenges in the field with the Civil Liberties Committee. (Monday)

Multinationals/tax evasion.   Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee will vote on measures to stop multinationals evading taxes by exploiting differences (“hybrid mismatches”) between tax systems in EU member states and third countries. (Monday)

Read the full agenda

UK MEPs in the spotlight this week

Financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union - Rapporteur: Ashworth Richard (Conservative Party), Committee on Budgets (Monday)

Budgetary Control of financing NGOs from the EU Budget - Opinion: Moody Clare (Labour Party), Committee on Budgetary Control (Monday)

Financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union - Rapporteur: Ashworth Richard (Conservative Party),  Committee on Budgetary Control (Monday)


Public Hearings

"LIBE-FEMM  hearing on the EU accession to the Istanbul Convention" - Committee on  Women's Rights and Gender Equality (Monday)


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