European Parliament Committee Guide | March 2017
European Parliament Committee Guide
With Brexit and national elections in various member states, 2017 has been hailed as a historic year for the EU. It also heralded the start of the second half of the European Parliament’s legislature, taking it through to the next European elections in 2019. A new year also saw the usual mid-term shake up of the institution’s 22 committees, the “workhorses” of parliament where most of its legislative work takes place.
Find out what each committee's aims and priorities for the current term are, in the words of their MEP chairs and vice-chairs, in our special 70 page Parliament Magazine Committee Guide.
MEPs have been left unimpressed by the outcome of a meeting in Brussels on Monday between UK Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
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Former UK Europe minister Denis MacShane has predicted that Britain will not, after all, leave the EU.
The EU must 'take the lead' in tackling alcohol-related harm, writes Mariann Skar.
As presidency candidates call for 'new start', very few concrete plans are being put forward on 'Europe's youth', says Patrik Kovács.
Who is controlling the counter-narratives to extremism? This is the question that many EU policymakers want answered, argues Tehmina Kazi.