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This Week's Top Stories from the European Parliament - 30 September-4 October 2019

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Hearing of Commissioner-designate Janusz Wojciechowski
AGRI | 01-10-2019

The Agriculture and Rural Development Committee questioned the Polish candidate for the agriculture portfolio Janusz Wojciechowski on EU farm policy reform and trade negotiations.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Jutta Urpilainen
DEVE | 01-10-2019

The Development Committee questioned the candidate for the international partnerships portfolio on future development cooperation and respect of EU values.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Nicolas Schmit
EMPL | 01-10-2019

The Employment and Social Affairs Committee questioned Nicolas Schmit, candidate for the Jobs portfolio, on Europe's social dimension and the future of work.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Mariya Gabriel
CULT | ITRE | 01-10-2019

The Culture and Education and Industry, Research and Energy committees questioned Mariya Gabriel, candidate for Innovation and Youth.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Phil Hogan
INTA | 30-09-2019

The International Trade Committee questioned Phil Hogan, candidate for the trade portfolio, on future trade deals and the respect of EU values.

Hearing of Vice-President-designate Maros Sefcovic
AFCO | JURI | 30-09-2019

Constitutional Affairs and Legal Affairs MEPs questioned the candidate for the Inter-institutional Relations and Foresight portfolio.

Hearing of Vice President-designate Dubravka Suica
AFCO | 30-09-2019

The Constitutional Affairs Committee quizzed Croatian Dubravka Suica, Vice President-designate for Democracy and Demography.

Hearing of Vice President-designate Margaritis Schinas
CULT | LIBE | Yesterday

The Civil Liberties and Culture and Education committees quizzed Margaritis Schinas, Greek Vice President-designate for the Protecting our European way of life portfolio.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Johannes Hahn
BUDG | CONT | 03-10-2019

The Committees on Budgets and Budgetary Control questioned the commissioner-designate on future budget policy and protecting the EU's financial interests.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Virginijus Sinkevicius
ENVI | PECH | 03-10-2019

The Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, and Fisheries Committees questioned Virginijus Sinkevicius, candidate for the Environment and Oceans portfolio.

Brexit: recent UK proposals do not offer the safeguards the EU and Ireland need

On Wednesday 2/10, Michel Barnier debriefed the Members of EP Brexit Steering group on UK government's latest proposals. Following an exchange of views, the Members agreed on the following statement:

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Kadri Simson
ITRE | 03-10-2019

The Industry, Research and Energy Committee questioned Kadri Simson, Estonian Commissioner-designate for Energy.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Paolo Gentiloni
ECON | 03-10-2019

The Economic and Monetary Affairs committee questioned Paolo Gentiloni, Italian candidate for the economy portfolio.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Elisa Ferreira
REGI | 02-10-2019

The Regional Development Committee questioned Elisa Ferreira, candidate for the Cohesion and Reforms portfolio.

Hearing with Commissioner-designate Janez Lenarcic
DEVE | 02-10-2019

The Development Committee questioned the Slovene Commission candidate for the crisis management portfolio.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Helena Dalli
EMPL | FEMM | 02-10-2019

Women's Rights and Employment committees quizzed Ms Dalli, Maltese candidate for the equality portfolio, on EU Gender Strategy and the fight against discrimination.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Sylvie Goulard
IMCO | ITRE | 02-10-2019

The Internal Market and the Industry, Research and Energy committees questioned Sylvie Goulard, French candidate for the Internal Market portfolio.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Didier Reynders
JURI | LIBE | 02-10-2019

The Civil Liberties and Legal Affairs committees questioned Didier Reynders, Belgian candidate for the Justice portfolio, on rule of law and modernising justice systems.

Hearing of Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner-designate for Health
ENVI | 01-10-2019

The Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee questioned Stella Kyriakides, candidate for the Health portfolio.

Hearing of Commissioner-designate Ylva Johansson
LIBE | 01-10-2019

The Civil Liberties Committee quizzed Ylva Johansson, candidate for the home affairs portfolio, on migration and asylum, security and the future of Schengen.

EU investment budget for 2020 must focus on the Europe of tomorrow
BUDG | 01-10-2019

Budget MEPs want the EU to rise to the climate challenge, help the young and strengthen the economy, in a vote on Tuesday on their position on the 2020 EU budget.

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