QUESTIONS: a) Mr Commissioner, On the one hand, we state that Europe needs to reverse the decline of investment that has happened in recent years and needs to bolster both public and private investment. Meanwhile, the two pack and six pack arrangements focus on the need to curtail budget deficits and eventually reach a balance
27 November 2014 E-009941-14 Question for written answer to the Commission Rule 130 Alfred Sant (S&D) Subject: A European Grandparents’ Day Question(s) A European Grandparents’ Day would serve as a way to give recognition to the economic and social role still played by grandparents in post-modern society, in particular their role in keeping the structure
The powers of the European Central Bank to impose sanctions (A8-0028/2014 – Kay Swinburne) – 26.11.2014
My vote is bound to the following reservation: In reforms being introduced as part of the Banking Union, we need to give more attention to the impact that the ongoing changes will have on operating costs of banks and on banks’ propensity to lend. Necessary as they are from a certain perspective, current bank regulation
Those of us who are equally the friends of Jews and Palestinians must again today condemn the recent attacks on Israeli churchgoers and balance this with disapproval of Israeli policies towards the Palestinians. Our declarations have little to no impact. Outsiders – Americans, Russians, jihadists, Europeans – cannot make peace happen in Israel and Palestine. Only, the
I have voted for this resolution with the reservation that I disagree and do not approve the reference at Article 78 to the financial transaction tax. In my view, given current circumstances, this reference is inappropriate and unnecessary.
17 November 2014 E-009373-14 Question for written answer to the Commission Rule 130 Alfred Sant (S&D) Subject: Trade relations with Ukraine Question(s) 1. In view of the recent developments in trade relations with Ukraine, how does the Commission expect the customs authorities of individual Member States to be able to distinguish between goods from Ukraine