The European Parliament has scheduled its hearings of the newly nominated Commissioners to begin on 11 January and end on 19 January. The final vote on the full Commission is planned for 26 January. Source : © European Parliament
Parental leave is the first step towards achieving a good “work-life balance” and should as such be supported by Parliament, Commission and Council, say MEPs from the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality. Further measures are also needed to encourage men to equally share family responsibilities. Source : © European Parliament
A fast track procedure to rapidly approve intervention measures for the dairy market was approved by Parliament on Tuesday.
The EP Constitutional Affairs Committee called on Monday for the planned EU diplomatic service to be part of the Commission structure and be funded from the EU budget. This set-up would make the service subject to democratic scrutiny by the European Parliament. Source : © European Parliament