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What's happening in the European Parliament: 21-25 July 2014

Next week Committees will hold their final meetings in Brussels before the Summer recess.  On the agenda: the Italian Presidency, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), EU Budget 2014...   Read more.

Italian Presidency. Italian ministers will set out and discuss the various aspects of the current Presidency programme with MEPs in the committees concerned. (Tuesday-Wednesday)

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Aftertheconclusionof the 6th round of talks on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), International TradeCommittee MEPs will quiz Commissioner Karel De Gucht on its outcome and other aspects of EU trade policy.(Tuesday)

EU Budget 2015. Budget Committee MEPs will discuss the Council's position on the draft 2015 EU budget and EP negotiators will report on the recent trialogue on how to bridge payment gaps in the 2014 budget. (Wednesday)

Fruit and milk in schools. Plans to improve the effectiveness of EU-funded distribution of healthy food in schools through the School Milk Scheme and the School Fruit Scheme will be debated in the Agriculture Committee. (Wednesday)

LUX Film Prize finalists. The three finalist films competing for the 8th LUX Prize will be unveiled on Tuesday at 11.30.