Newshound for 07 June 2022

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The European Parliament is in plenary session from 6 to 9 June 2022 in Strasburg. Read the agenda and watch the live debates.

Source: European Parliament

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MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld together with MEP Guy Verhofstadt and MEP Luis Garicano have launched a call to gather signatures for a motion of censure on the Commission after the latter’s positive assessment of Poland’s Recovery and Resilience Plan. Read the call for signatures and MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld’s Call for Accountability.

Source: Guy Verhofstadt

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EU Law Professor Alberto Alemanno notes that the European Parliament is seriously split on the Rule of law question. Renew Europe group and Greens/EFA have the numbers to submit the motion of censure on the Commission but not to adopt it. The motion for censure may delay the adoption of the Council implementing decision on Poland’s Recovery and Resilience Plan. Read his thread.

Source: Alberto Alemanno

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In an open letter, Polish and international civil society organisations urge the European Commission to launch an action for infringement with respect to Poland’s sham National Council of the Judiciary. Read the letter.

Source: Rule of law in Poland

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