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Gun control, Refugee camps in Calais and Panama papers - this week in the European Parliament

MEPs return to Brussels for committee meetings on Monday 11th of July.

 
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Headlines

Gun control. The EU firearms directive is up for a vote in the Internal Market Committee. MEPs will vote on draft amendments to the proposed revision of the directive, setting out conditions under which private persons can acquire and possess weapons, so as to prevent them falling into terrorist hands. (Wednesday)

Refugee camps in Calais. A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will visit refugee camps near Calais, including reception facilities and a school project, and meet NGOs, local authorities and the French-British Coordination Centre, to assess conditions for people on the site. The 9-strong MEP delegation will be led by Ana Gomes (S&D, PT). (Wednesday)

Panama papers. Parliament's Inquiry Committee on money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion (PANA) will hold its constitutive meeting to elect its chair and vice chairs. (Tuesday)

MEPs in the spotlight this week

General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections
Rapporteur for the opinion: Neena Gill (West Midlands, Labour)
AFET
Monday

General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 - all sections
Rapporteur for the opinion: Nirj Deva (South East England, Conservative)
DEVE
Monday

Report on the application of the Postal Services Directive
Opinion: Lucy Anderson (London, Labour)
TRAN
Monday

Prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading
Opinion: Vicky Ford (East of England, Conservative)
ECON
Wednesday

Control of the acquisition and possession of weapons
Rapporteur: Vicky Ford (East of England, Conservative)
IMCO
Wednesday

Read the full agenda
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