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Agnew: Commission pushing the boundaries of its powers
Date 26/11/2013 19:44  Author webmaster  Hits 1775  Language Global
UKIP MEP Stuart Agnew speaks during the AGRI committee exchange of views with the Commission over "delegated acts", Brussels, 26.11.2013

• European Parliament, Brussels, 26 November 2013

• Speaker: Stuart Agnew MEP, UKIP (Eastern Counties), Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) Group.

- Martin HÄUSLING MEP, Germany, Greens group
- Commission Representative

• Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

• Item on Agenda:
10.0 Exchange of views with Commission representative on delegated acts

"To avoid making EU legislation over-complicated and technical the Lisbon Treaty introduced a new system for delegating to the Commission limited powers to make minor changes to laws, provided these do not affect the "core" legislation decided by Parliament and the Council." - from the European Parliament website

• Full session (video stream)