Nature Restoration Law passes final vote in EU Parliament, but ‘has been totally gutted’ – Wallace

Press Release on behalf of MEP Mick Wallace: Nature Restoration Law plenary vote outcome   Following the vote on the EU Nature Restoration Regulation today, Wednesday 12 July, Mr Wallace said:   “I’m pleased with the outcome of the final vote in the sense that the regulation lives to fight another day.  In that sense […]

EU Parliament Votes To Protect Work Of Artists And Journalists – Harkin

“Today the EU Parliament today sent a strong political message that the property rights of artists, creators and journalists can be enforced on the internet as well as everywhere else”. This was stated by Independent MEP Marian Harkin following the vote on “Copyright in the Digital Single Market “in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.   She said:- […]

Matt Carthy MEP welcomes the passing of Right2Water report in European Parliament

Speaking after the vote on the Right2Water in Strasbourg today, Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West Matt Carthy, welcomed the passing of the Boylan report on the Right2Water. Speaking from the European Parliament, Carthy said: “I would like to commend my colleague Lynn Boylan for the Trojan work she has done in getting […]

Carthy tells EU Parliament that Eurostat ruling has finished Irish Water

Speaking in the European Parliament on Monday evening Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, stated that the decision of Eurostat to rule that Irish Water cannot be placed ‘off-book’ has been the final nail in the coffin for water charges in Ireland. Carthy, who is a member of the Economic & Monetary Affairs committee told MEPs […]