The PSIB-PSOE MEP, Alícia Homs, this morning asked the Director for State aid, General Scrutiny and Enforcement at DG Competition at the European Commission, Karl Soukup, that the limits on state aid set by the European Union include a special regime for the Balearic Islands.
The European Parliament today gave the green light to the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), an instrument endowed with €672.5 billion in loans and grants created to support Member States mitigate the economic and social impact caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Alícia Homs, PSIB-PSOE MEP, has participated this Tuesday in a meeting with Margrethe Vestager, vice-president of the European Commission and head of the EU Competition and State aid policy. The virtual meeting, organized by the Intergroup of Seas, Rivers, Islands, and Coastal Areas of the European Parliament (SEARICA), had the objective of analyzing the impact of the Covid-19 crisis in the European islands and has had the presence of a group of MEPs from island regions.
Alícia Homs, MEP of the PSIB-PSOE, has valued very positively that the distribution of REACT-EU funds for the economic and social reactivation of European territories has led to 300 million euros for the Balearic Islands. Our autonomous community becomes the second-best beneficiary of this distribution, ranking above the national average.
El PSIB-PSOE quiere expresar su satisfacción por la elección del demócrata Joe Biden como 46º presidene de los Estados Unidos de América, así xomo también por el hecho histórico de que Kamala Harris sea la primera mujer vicepresidenta del paí.
The European Parliament has approved in plenary session a new Resolution in which the Nicaraguan Government of Daniel Ortega is asked to respect Human Rights, withdraw the three laws that are intended to be approved to end freedom of expression and to restore national dialogue in the country. The socialist MEP Alícia Homs has been in charge of negotiating on behalf of the S&D Group the position of the European Parliament on Nicaragua, together with Kati Piri.
The European Parliament has passed a resolution asking the European Commission to propose a Youth Guarantee instrument that is binding on all Member States. Socialist MEP Alícia Homs highlighted the demand on Member States to ensure regimes that offer young people good quality job offers, training, and internships, including fair remuneration. To achieve this, Homs calls for reinforcing investment in the next 2021-27 budget.
Socialist MEP Alícia Homs, member of Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) has been in charge of negotiating on behalf of S&D Group an opinion on the Free Movement of Services with the aim of strengthening the Single Market and achieving a balance between free movement and workers’ rights.
The PSIB-PSOE MEP, Alícia Homs, has celebrated the ratification, by the European Parliament, of the agreement reached to give a joint response to the coronavirus crisis. An agreement that, in the words of Homs, represents "a before and after for the European project, both in terms of the amount of funds and the way of responding to the crisis."