MEPs want cleaner cars on EU roads by 2030
A new law to be put to the vote on Wednesday advocates cutting carbon dioxide emissions from new cars and boosting the market share of zero – and low- emission vehicles

Updating rules on audio-visual media services
MEPs will vote on updated rules on audio-visual media services, ensuring better protection for children and a 30% quota of European works in online platforms’ catalogues

MEPs to debate priorities for 18 October EU summit
MEPs will discuss, on Tuesday, their priorities for the 18 October meeting of EU heads of state or government in Brussels, which is set to focus on Brexit, migration and internal security

Rule of law in Romania: independence of the judiciary up for debate in plenary
MEPs will discuss on Wednesday the latest judicial reforms in Romania and their impact on the separation of powers, in the presence of Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă.

Jüri Ratas to debate future of Europe with MEPs
Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will debate the future of Europe with MEPs and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday morning at 10:00

Free flow of non-personal data: MEPs to vote on EU’s fifth freedom
Barriers to the free movement of non-personal data handled by firms and public authorities will be banned within the EU, under new rules to be voted on Thursday

Quicker freezing and confiscation of criminal assets across EU borders
MEPs will debate on Wednesday and vote on Thursday on new rules to speed up the freezing and confiscation of criminal assets across the EU

Netherlands: MEPs to back €1.2m in job-search aid for 450 redundant workers
Following the dismissal of 1,324 workers in 20 banks in three Dutch regions, the most disadvantaged among them should receive EU aid worth €1,192,500 to help find new jobs

No improvement in respect for EU values: MEPs to cut support for Turkey by €70m
MEPs will vote on Tuesday to cancel €70 million in pre-accession funds earmarked for Turkey, as conditions to improve the rule of law were not met

Montenegro’s President Milo Đukanović to address European Parliament
The President of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović, will address MEPs in a formal sitting in Strasbourg on Tuesday at 11:30

MEPs to debate US decision to stop funding for Palestinian refugees
The Trump administration’s move to cease all US funding of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) will be debated by MEPs, Council and EU Commission on Tuesday afternoon

Yemen: Parliament to review EU’s role in peace efforts
MEPs will debate the latest developments in Yemen, which is facing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, on Tuesday and vote on a resolution on Thursday

MEPs to quiz Commission and Council on loss of voting rights ahead of EU elections
MEPs are set to quiz the Commission and Council on Tuesday on protecting the rights of EU nationals living in another member state in national and European elections

MEPs set to request more funds for cities and regions dealing with migration
Local and regional authorities tend to be tasked with receiving and integrating migrants and refugees, but they often lack the necessary support and funding

Plans to boost the joint assessment of medicines
A draft law to be voted on Wednesday aims to avoid duplicating national assessments to determine a medicine’s added value and help EU countries decide on pricing

MEPs to discuss money laundering risks in EU banks
With numerous prominent cases of money laundering by EU banks making the headlines in recent months, MEPs will debate the issue on Wednesday

MEPs to back VAT overhaul to simplify system and cut fraud
MEPs will vote on Wednesday to broadly back the Commission’s proposed reform of the VAT system, while proposing adjustments to set a maximum VAT rate

EU’s judicial cooperation arm, Eurojust, to become more effective with new rules
Updated rules to clarify the role of Eurojust and improve its effectiveness will be discussed in plenary session on Wednesday and voted on Thursday.

Human rights and democracy resolutions