Follow up in the Council to the Parliament’s reasoned proposal pursuant to Article 7(1) TEU as regards the situation of the rule of law in Hungary: extracts from the meeting
Event date: 21/11/2019
In the European Parliament in Brussels, the Finnish Presidency of the EU Council reports to the Committee on Civil Liberties Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on the latest discussion in Council on the Article 7(1) procedure against Hungary to determine whether there is a clear risk of a serious breach of the EU’s common values. This is the first substantial discussion on the subject in the current legislative term. Statements by Marja RISLAKKI, Head of Mission Permanent Representative Ambassador of Finland, Gwendoline DELBOS-CORFIELD (Greens/EFA, FR), Sylwia SPUREK (S&D, PL), Ramona STRUGARIU (RE, RO), Balázs HIDVÉGHI (EPP, HU), Klára DOBREV (S&D, HU) and Evin INCIR (S&D, SE).