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Procedure : 2017/2257(INI)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0241/2018

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Debates :

PV 12/09/2018 - 18
CRE 12/09/2018 - 18

Votes :

PV 13/09/2018 - 10.13
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Thursday, 13 September 2018 - Strasbourg Revised edition

11.5. Europe on the Move: an agenda for the future of mobility in the EU (A8-0241/2018 - István Ujhelyi)
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Oral explanations of vote


  Seán Kelly (PPE). – Madam President, I voted in favour of this report. Mobility has a major influence on how we live our lives today. It plays a vital role in the EU economy and society and it is imperative that we do everything in our power to improve it. The automotive industry accounts for almost 7% of the EU’s GDP and employs 12.2 million people. It is estimated that passenger transport will grow by about 42% between 2010 and 2050 and that freight transport will grow by about 60% during the same period. Therefore Europe on the Move will aid this growth by making traffic safer, encouraging smart road charging, reducing CO2 emissions, air pollution and congestion, fighting illicit employment and ensuring proper conditions and rest time for workers. The long-term benefits of these measures will extend far beyond the transport sector by promoting growth and job creation. So I welcome the report.

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