British MEP: Orban is not an extremist, would be ‘interesting’ to have him in ECR

By |november 12th, 2019|ECR, EU-Ukraine, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, EU-Ukraine summit, Geoffrey Van Orden, News, Ukraine Civil War, Ukraine conflict, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has done nothing really outrageous except to challenge the “EU orthodoxy” in some areas, and has been unfairly labelled as an extremist, the leader of British conservatives in the European Parliament, told EURACTIV.

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‘Environmentalist’ von der Leyen forgot farming in her speech, MEPs say

By |julij 19th, 2019|Bas Eickhout, CAP, common agriculture policy, Daniel Buda, ECR, EPP, Greens/European Free Alliance, Martin Häusling, Mazaly Aguilar, News, Paolo De Castro, S&D|

Ursula von der Leyen' slip-up on agriculture did not pass unnoticed by lawmakers, who voiced regret that the Commission president-elect did not mention at all the farming sector in the first speech she addressed to the plenary in Strasbourg last Tuesda...

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How strong is right-wing populism after the European elections?

By |junij 4th, 2019|AfD, EAPN, ECR, EFDD, ENF, Europawahl 2019, FPO, Lega, nationalism, News, Rassemblement National, right-wing populism|

Following the European elections, a new right-wing alliance will be formed in the European Parliament. EURACTIV Germany looks into how influential right-wing parties will actually be from now on.

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ECR’s Zahradil: Orban is happy where he is in the EPP

By |januar 30th, 2019|2019 European elections, ECR, EU reform, European Federalists, Fidesz, Italy, Jan Zahradil, Lega Nord, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) will not only survive the loss of their UK MEPs this year but hope to be even stronger after the European elections in May, Jan Zahradil, the ECR's Spitzenkandidat, said during a debate organised by the Union of European Federalists (UEF) in Brussels last week.

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Four things to watch ahead of final EU vote on pesticides

By |januar 16th, 2019|ECR, EFSA, glyphosate, News, pesticide|

European Parliament lawmakers will today (16 January) vote on a non-binding report calling for a rethink of the EU’s authorisation procedure for pesticides. 

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EU needs ‘Great Review’ of powers, says ECR’s Zahradil

By |november 28th, 2018|ECR, European Parliament elections 2019, Jan Zahradil, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

No EU agency can replace the role of member states, said Czech MEP Jan Zahradil, putting a ‘Great Review’ of EU powers at the heart of the manifesto for his European Conservative and Reformist (ECR) party, launched on Wednesday (28 November)

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ECR puts forward Czech MEP as their Spitzenkandidat nominee

By |november 14th, 2018|2019 European elections, ACRE, Czech Republic, ECR, European Parliament, Jan Zahradil, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Visegrad|

Czech MEP Jan Zahradil will be the lead candidate of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECR) to run for the presidency of the next European Commission, party chief Syed Kamall announced on Tuesday (13 October).

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Bulgaria could be marginalised if pro-EU parties dominate EU elections, says MEP

By |oktober 18th, 2018|Bulgaria, ECR, EPP Group, European Parliament elections 2019, Euroscepticism, News, Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament|

Bulgaria could end up being isolated if pro-EU parties achieve very good results in next May’s European Parliament elections, said Bulgarian MEP Svetoslav Malinov during a discussion about the upcoming poll.

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Czech MEP: I want to be ECR’s lead candidate, not an EU top job candidate

By |september 17th, 2018|Angela Merkel, asylum policy, Brexit, ECR, Emmanuel Macron, EPP, European elections 2019, future of EU, manfred weber, Matteo Salvini, multi-speed EU, News, refugee crisis, socialists, Spitzenkandidaten|

Czech MEP Jan Zahradil has recently announced his intention to become the ECR's lead candidate for the 2019 European Elections. He is a supporter of a multi-speed Union, with freedom for member states to pursue a foreign policy that best suits their own interests.

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Hesitant MEPs advised to ‘go for a coffee’ during Hungary vote

By |september 6th, 2018|Article 7, Brexit, ECR, EPP, Greens-EFA, Hungary, illiberal democracy, Judith Sargentini, manfred weber, News, rule of law, Theresa May, Viktor Orbán|

Next week's vote in the European Parliament on whether to trigger punitive Article 7 against Hungary will be a moment of truth for the EPP political group, whose behaviour will largely determine its outcome, an influential MEP said on Thursday (6 Septe...

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