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Telecom package: Roaming charges
29-07-2015
The EU has been reducing roaming charges since 2007 and Parliament has repeatedly asked for them to be scrapped altogether. On 30 June negotiators from Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a compromise on a telecoms package that foresees abolishing roaming charges from 15 June 2017.

For more information, including the table of maximum regulated retail roaming charges, read: All you need to know about the end of roaming charges

Joint mission of the Committees BUDG and LIBE to Sicily
23-07-2015
- extracts from the press conference

Joint mission to Sicily of the Committee on Budgets and the Committee Civil Liberties, Justice and Homes Affairs to examine how resources from the EU budget are spent to manage migration and refugee flows, as well as the system for reception, identification and retention of migrants.
Economic and Monetary Affairs MEPs debate Euro Summit deal with Greece
16-07-2015
The rescue package for Greece agreed at the 12-13 July Eurozone Summit on Greece was debated in the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. Members gave their views on the deal struck by Greece and its creditors, the functioning of the Eurozone, the role played by the European Parliament and on Parliament’s future involvement in monitoring the implementation of the agreement.

For more information read press release
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