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This week at the European Parliament: 7th - 11th July 2014


MEPs return to Brussels on Monday 7th July for a week of Committee and political group meetings.

Highlights of the agenda

Political groups will meet with the candidate Commission President
Political groups will prepare for the 14-17 July plenary session in Strasbourg, in particular for the election of the new President of the European Commission. Groups will meet Commission President-designate Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday and Wednesday. The vote is scheduled for 15 July and will be preceded by a statement by Mr Juncker, followed by a debate.

Committees' constitutive meetings
The new Parliament’s twenty standing committees and two sub-committees will hold their first, constitutive, meetings. Each committee and sub-committee will elect its chair and up to four vice-chairs. (Monday)

The President's agenda
President Schulz will meet Jiří Čistecký, Special Envoy for Holocaust issues of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday in the EP in Brussels.


Further Information

Zuzana Pavlickova
Press Officer
European Parliament Information Office in the UK
Tel: 020 7227 4300


Diary Dates

Council Presidency
1 July - 31 December 2014: Italy
1 January - 30 June 2015: Latvia

European Parliament plenary sessions 2014
14-17 July - Strasbourg
15-18 September - Strasbourg
20-23 October - Strasbourg
24-27 November - Strasbourg
15-18 December - Strasbourg