Reporting the European Parliament

For Irish Radio Stations

Latest Reports

MEP rejects Juncker’s plan for EU army – Boylan

The Sinn Fein MEP Lynn Boylan has strongly rejected calls being made for a European army. Ms Boylan was reacting to statements made by the President of the EU Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker fora common military force. During his State of the Union Address to the EuropeanParliament yesterday, Mr Juncker told MEPs the EU needs a […]

Apple Tax ruling ‘vague’ and ‘unknown’ – Harkin

The recent EU Commission ruling on Apple’s tax arrangements with Ireland leaves many unanswered questions that need to be dealt with in the European Court of Justice. That’s the verdict of the Independent MEP Marian Harkin who was speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. MEPs yesterday debated the Apple ruling with the EU Competition […]

Harkin slams EU Commission for refusing to answer €13bn question

The Independent MEP Marian Harkin has strongly criticised the European Commission for refusing to answer a question about the thirteen billion euro in back taxes the Commission claims Apple should give back to Irish taxpayers. The Midlands North-West MEP had questioned the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager about her recent ruling on Apple during a […]

Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy debates the Apple Tax Ruing in the European Parliament

The Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy gives his response to the recent EU Commission ruling on Apple’s tax arrangements with Ireland. The EU Competition Commissioner Margarethe Vestager addressed MEPs in the Parliament today on her recent decision that found, in the Commission’s view, that Ireland granted Apple illegal tax benefits.   Out words: agat  Dur: […]

Harkin calls on Commissioner Vestager to clarify €13bn Apple windfall

The Independent MEP Marian Harkin has called on the EU Competition Commissioner to clarify what will happen to the €13billion Apple tax rebate if the European Court of Justice finds against Ireland and Apple. Ms Harkin was speaking during a debate in the European Parliament today on the Apple tax ruling. The EU Competition Commissioner […]

EU Apple decision doesn’t call into question Ireland’s tax rates – Vestager

The European Parliament has been debating the recent Apple Tax ruling by the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. During her address to the Parliament, Commissioner Vestager defended her ruling that Ireland had allegedly granted Apple illegal tax benefits. She told MEPs the EU Commission would defend its robust decision in court. Out words: head office […]

EU Commission will defend ‘robust decision’ on Apple in court – Vestager

The EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager addressed the European Parliament today on the reasons behind her recent ruling that found Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to the technology giant Apple. Commissioner Vestager insisted the ruling did not call into question Ireland’s general tax system or its corporate tax rate. And she told MEPs the EU […]

Twitter