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MEPs and national MPs debate Stockholm programme

MEPs and national MPs debate Stockholm programme

More cooperation is needed on judicial affairs but without compromising national traditions and fundamental rights, concluded national and European MPs, who are both set to see their responsibilities increased in this area by the Lisbon Treaty. The parliamentarians debated the five-year priorities for justice, freedom and security at a meeting at the EP on Tuesday

MEPs and national MPs debate Stockholm programme

MEPs and national MPs debate Stockholm programme

More cooperation is needed on judicial affairs but without compromising national traditions and fundamental rights, concluded national and European MPs, who are both set to see their responsibilities increased in this area by the Lisbon Treaty. The parliamentarians debated the five-year priorities for justice, freedom and security at a meeting at the EP on Tuesday. Source : © European Parliament

Lisbon Treaty: Parliament’s new budget powers must be respected from day one

Lisbon Treaty: Parliament’s new budget powers must be respected from day one

The European Parliament’s beefed-up powers over the EU budget should apply in full from the day the Lisbon Treaty enters into force, without waiting for detailed supplementary legislation, say MEPs.

Lisbon Treaty: Parliament’s new budget powers must be respected from day one

Lisbon Treaty: Parliament’s new budget powers must be respected from day one

The European Parliament’s beefed-up powers over the EU budget should apply in full from the day the Lisbon Treaty enters into force, without waiting for detailed supplementary legislation, say MEPs. On Thursday they voted to give the EP delegation on the 2010 budget a mandate to negotiate transitional rules to ensure Parliament can play its new budgetary role straight away

Parliament gets ready for the Lisbon Treaty

Parliament gets ready for the Lisbon Treaty

Parliament is preparing for the increased powers it is set to receive under the new Lisbon Treaty. Internal rules need to be reformed to take account of the arrival of 18 new MEPs, increased legislative powers and a new procedure for adopting the EU budget which puts Parliament on an equal footing with Council