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Sinn Fein warns Hogan can expect tough questions at hearing

Sinn Fein is warning that Phil Hogan should expect to be heavily scrutinised in his upcoming hearing in front of the European Parliament’s Agricultural Committee. Sinn Fein’s Dublin MEP Lynn Boylan, says he is an unsuitable candidate for the EU Agricultural Commissioner job. And she says several Irish MEPs are opposing his nomination.  The EU […]

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Scottish referendum a lesson EU must listen to – McGuinness

It’s still not clear what will happen to Scotland’s membership of the EU if it votes for independence. The referendum has been a topic of much discussion among MEPs in the European Parliament this week [Sept ’14]. The Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness says the Scottish vote will lead to change in the EU regardless […]

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Scottish referendum will lead to change in Europe – McGuinness

The Scottish vote on independence will lead to change in the EU regardless of the outcome. So says the Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness. She was speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg [Sept 2014] where the Scottish vote is being debated. It is not clear what will happen to Scotland’s membership of the EU […]

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MEP urges young jobless to become entrepreneurs

Young people who’re unemployed should think about becoming entrepreneurs and setting up their own business. That’s the advice from the Independent MEP Marian Harkin. She was speaking in the European Parliament where MEPs debated the pros and cons of the European Youth Initiative. It’s supposed to guarantee young people under 30 a job or some […]

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