• 24-MAY-2012

European Parliament Plenary Session Round-up: Action on Financial Transaction Tax, Ukraine Human Rights and Internal Market Reform

Roundup of the week's European Parliament plenary action in Strasbourg, including an EPP Group-supported call for a financial transactions tax. This week's activities also included an EPP-drafted resolution for EU officials to boycott Ukraine's Euro 2012 games over Kiev's jailing of opposition leaders including Yulia Tymoshenko. Parliament also approved an EPP-drafted report calling for a crackdown on member states slow to adopt EU legislation. Available material includes an edited package.