Committee week: the parliament never sleeps

Committee week: the parliament never sleeps


After the previous week’s plenary session in Strasbourg, MEPs were back in Brussels last week for Committee week to find a host of issues awaiting their attention, ranging from animal welfare to the copyright on online music services and the fight against human trafficking as well as discussions with Austrian and Finnish ministers about the agendas of the EU Council of ministers.
The Parliament has 20 permanent committees covering issues as diverse as foreign affairs and fisheries, which act a...


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