Chelgate Public Affairs Newsletter – September 2019

October 1st, 2019 by Christopher Morris

Commissioner-designate hearings A busy October awaits the European Parliament. It’s that time again when the Parliament gets to scrutinise EU Commissioner-designates in what has to be one of the most daunting job application processes in politics. With European Parliament is clearly feeling bold – having seemingly already rejected one commission candidate – this will be Read More…

Revision of the EU’s Packaging and Waste Directive

September 3rd, 2019 by Christopher Morris

Introduction – Packaging and Waste The introduction of the new Single-Use Plastics Directive has had a profound affect upon packaging and recycling legislative portfolios. With the new EU Commission and Parliament set to begin their policy work shortly, the revision of the recent 2018 EU Packaging Waste Directive has already begun in earnest. 2020 looks Read More…

Chelgate Public Affairs Newsletter – August 2019

August 29th, 2019 by Christopher Morris

EU Parliament is back… And the Commission is nearly back too! With all the talk this week of parliaments being prorogued, you can rest assured that at least the European Parliament shall be open during September. After the long Summer Recess this will be a busy month – both legislatively and politically. The new and Read More…

Chelgate Public Affairs Newsletter – July 2019

July 26th, 2019 by Christopher Morris

  EU Transport and Environment Policy Newsletter!    European Parliament Kicks off again! The European Parliament Committees were back in action this week to begin their policy work. With the membership and makeup of the committees all decided during the first Strasbourg session, this week gave us our first glimpse of how the new Environment Read More…

Reduction of the impact of plastic products on the environment

July 25th, 2019 by Christopher Morris

The European Parliament legislative resolution of March 27 2019 on the proposal for a directive of the EU Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (COM(2018)0340-C8-0218/2018-2018/0172(COD)). The European Council approved the SUP Directive in May after previous trilogue negotiations ensured there was agreement on Read More…