EEP Group

NI Protocol: Kelly report to ensure Article 16 mistake does not happen again

Published: Wed, 13 July 2022

Seán Kelly MEP has tabled measures to prevent future “mistakes” such as in February 2021, when the European Commission announced and later withdrew its intention to trigger Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol, as a lead author of new legislation aiming to empower EU tools to respond to breaches of post-Brexit deals.

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Local Councillors hosted by MEP Kelly in the European Parliament

Published: Fri, 01 July 2022

MEP for Ireland South Seán Kelly welcomed a group of Fine Gael Councillors to the European Parliament this week. Local Councillors from across the constituency of Ireland South joined MEP Kelly in Brussels for a series of meetings, discussions and fact-finding tours.

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MEP Kelly appointed Rapporteur for Sustainable Carbon Cycles Opinion

Published: Thu, 30 June 2022

Seán Kelly, MEP for Ireland South, has been appointed Rapporteur for the Sustainable Carbon Cycles Opinion in the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee.

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Opinion: Ukraine is Europe: EPP calls for granting of candidate status

Published: Tue, 21 June 2022

When Russian tanks rolled across the border on 24 February, it was not only the territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine under attack – it was the basic principles that Europe holds so dear being threatened. It was a brutal, illegal, unprovoked, assault on democracy, freedom and the rule of law.

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EU to strengthen tools to tackle breaches of UK trade agreements – MEP Kelly appointed lead author

Published: Fri, 17 June 2022

Seán Kelly MEP has been appointed lead author (Rapporteur) for the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee in drafting legislation aimed at strengthening the EU’s hand in responding to breaches of obligations under the post-Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the UK.

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