Maltese MEP Alfred Sant broke with the line of the socialist and democratic grouping (S&D) at the European Parliament and voted against a proposal for a regulation establishing a framework for screening of foreign direct investments into the European Union. The proposal was discussed at the Economic and Monetary Committee of the European Parliament (ECON).
Former Prime Minister and Maltese MEP Alfred Sant expressed his satisfaction that his calls for EU funding to be directed towards all the regions of the EU with a dedicated provision for island and remote areas were included in a resolution preparing the European Parliament’s position on Multiannual Financial Frameworks (MFF) for post 2020. The
European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis expressed his appreciation to Maltese MEP Alfred Sant for his engagement in the postponement of the Insurance Distribution Directive. The Maltese MEP had asked the European Commission to reconsider the application of a one-year delay for the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive as requested by the Maltese industry.
Maltese MEP Alfred Sant voted against a resolution which proposes a system of Common Corporate Tax, and a European-level Financial Transaction Tax, amongst its proposed new sources. Although not in concept against the EU having its own budgetary resources, Dr Sant said he is against own resources coming in the form of a Common Corporate
Gozitan artists Christopher Saliba, Rachel Galea, Manuel Farrugia and Anthony Caruana are exhibiting 24 works of art embracing change in Gozo at the European Parliament in Brussels. The exhibition focuses on the work in progress of Gozitan artists as they develop their idiom in a dialectic between a past that relied on protected traditions, and
Former Prime Minister and Maltese MEP Alfred Sant stressed the importance of the creation of a European Counter Terrorism platform eventually led by EUROPOL to combat the financing of terrorism. Dr Sant said that national financial entities should be reinforced in their intelligence capacities while exchange of information and cooperation among national financial entities should