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Live coverage of debates and votes can be found on Parliament’s webstreaming and on EbS+.

For detailed information on the session, please also see our newsletter.

All information regarding plenary, including speakers’ lists, can be found here.

EU plans for secure, cheaper and sustainable energy

Starting at 8.30, plenary will discuss with Commission Vice-President Šefčovič and the French Presidency how to tackle the increase in energy prices and the EU’s strategy to ensure affordable and sustainable energy across the continent. MEPs will also quiz the Council and the Commission about the international negotiations to modernise the Energy Charter Treaty.

Baptiste CHATAIN
(+32) 498 98 13 37
EP_Industry

Food security in view of the war in Ukraine: adoption of a resolution

Plenary will vote on a draft resolution urging the EU to reduce its dependence on agricultural imports and to increase its internal production. MEPs are worried about the impact of the war in Ukraine on the agricultural markets and food supply and urge the EU to give immediate food aid to Ukraine.

Hana RAISSI

(+32) 484 27 87 54

EP_Agriculture

Roam like at home for ten more years: final vote

MEPs are expected to confirm the deal with Council to prolong by ten more years the legislation allowing consumers to use their mobile phones when abroad in the EU without paying a surcharge.

Baptiste CHATAIN
(+32) 498 98 13 37
EP_Industry

Nominations to new special committees and committee of inquiry

The names of the MEPs who will be sitting on two special committees -on foreign interference and disinformation in the EU, and on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic- and a committee of inquiry – to look into the use of Pegasus spyware- will be announced today in plenary.

Dana POPP
(+32) 470 95 17 07
EP_Environment

Eszter BALAZS
(+32) 470 88 08 77

EP_Democracy

Janne OJAMO
+32 470 89 21 92

EP_Justice

In brief

EU aid for dismissed workers in France. MEPs will vote on €4 million in EU aid to help 473 employees in France to find new jobs. They were dismissed by the company Selecta due to a fall in sales of vending machine products caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vote on €150 million in aid for Moldova. Parliament is set to approve €150 million in aid for Moldova to cover part of the country’s external financing needs.

Protect EU funds against oligarchs in member states. MEPs are expected to adopt a resolution warning about the “unprecedented magnitude” of oligarchic structures in some EU countries involving members of governments and high-level politicians.

Votes

The voting session will start at 11.30. After two years of voting remotely due to the pandemic, MEPs will be present in the chamber and will vote, either by show of hands or by electronic vote, according to the EP Rules of Procedure.





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