Several EU laws including those on posted workers, data protection and the Dublin regulation for asylum seekers are on the committees' agendas. Also on the table are results of the Panama Papers inquiry, women's cancers and much more.
A workable system that protects refugees – that's the aim of a revised law MEPs are voting on. It should also ensure all EU states share the responsibility for asylum seekers. The Panama Papers scandal blew the lid off offshore bank accounts. A special inquiry committee set up to investigate the revelations delivers its final report. Nine out of ten Europeans think the privacy of their emails and instant messages should be guaranteed. Parliament is updating data protection rules to include new forms of communication. The posting of workers is integral to the internal market, but rules are obsolete. Lawmakers are revising them to create a level playing field for companies and protect the rights of posted workers. Cancer of the uterus, cervix and breast affect many women. MEPs assess the EU's current strategies in place to help fight cancer in women.