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This week in the European Parliament

MEPs meet in Strasbourg for a plenary sitting from Monday 12th - Thursday 15th January 2015


Highlights include

Phone tapping Is secret surveillance of lawyers' conversations with their clients legal or not?
Debate Tuesday 13th at 14.00 GMT

Charlie Hebdo European Parliament's response to Charlie Hebdo.
Date and time tbc

Investment fund Around 240 billion pounds (315 billion Euros) to boost investment, growth and jobs. How should it be invested and where? Debate in Plenary with European Council President Tusk
Debate Tueday 13th, time tbc

70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz MEPs commemorate the 1.1 million people who lost their lives in 1940-1945.
Debate Tuesday 13th, 08.00 GMT

GMO cultivation Will the UK be able to ban or restrict the cultivation of GMO crops?
Debate Tuesday 13th, 11.30 GMT

Read the full agenda

Watch live through webstreaming at

Europarl TV
Europe by Satelite
BBC Parliament Live

Other topics this week

Women in boardrooms, human smuggling, media freedom in Turkey.