Press releases

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Members of Parliament’s Tourism Task Force reiterate that the tourism sector needs EU-level coordination and substantial support to give SMEs a chance of survival.

German Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees

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Ministers are outlining the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.

Transport and Tourism Committee MEPs criticised national solo efforts in COVID-19 crisis that keep grounding European aviation, in a debate with Eurocontrol chief.

Transport Committee MEPs endorsed on Monday the deal reached with EU ministers on a major reform of the road transport sector.

MEPs gave overall positive feedback on the Commission’s transport and tourism package; however, many insist on more concrete actions and financial support ahead of the summer holidays.

Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee urges the Commission to come up with a European action plan to help the tourism sector to overcome the crisis.

Croatian Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees

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Ministers are outlining the priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.

A deal between Parliament and Finnish Presidency negotiators on reforming the road transport sector was approved by the Transport and Tourism Committee on Tuesday.

Transport and Tourism Committee MEPs quizzed Adina-Ioana Vălean, candidate for the transport portfolio.

On Thursday, 14 November, the three new Commissioners-designate Olivér Várhelyi, Adina-Ioana Vălean and Thierry Breton will face three-hour hearings in the EP.