Audiovisual media services: extracts from the vote and statements by Sabine VERHEYEN (EPP, DE) and Petra KAMMEREVERT (S&D, DE), rapporteurs
Event date: 25/04/2017
Meeting of the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) in the EP in Brussels. MEPs vote to adapt the 2010 EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive to new distribution modes, digitalisation and video-sharing platforms. MEPs want to protect minors, promote European works and clarify advertising rules and the role of national regulators. The results from the final vote on the draft resolution as amended are : 30 votes, 17 in favour, 9 against, 4 abstentions. And the results from the vote on the negotiating mandate with Council and Commission are: 30 votes, 18 in favour, 9 against, 3 abstentions. Statements by Sabine VERHEYEN (EPP, DE) and Petra KAMMEREVERT (S&D, DE), rapporteurs.