The Greens: 5 Green Takeaways from the European Parliament’s September Plenary
The first plenary session after the summer break got off to an excellent start for the Greens with the success of Dutch Green MEP Judith’s Sargentini’s report to set in motion a process to apply disciplinary action against Hungary for not respecting the EU’s fundamental values. It passed with over two-thirds of the vote, including a swathe of the conservative EPP Group where Hungary’s governing Fidesz party currently sits. The decision on whether the action will be applied will now go to the European Council. The vote coincided with the annual State of the Union speech by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker that outlines the state of play and future direction of the EU.
Click here for the 5 Green takeaways from the Parliament’s September Plenary.