Speech to Employment committee Brussels Sept 9th 2008 Debate: Conditions of entry and residence of Third Country Nationals for the purposes of highly qualified employment.
Speech to Employment Committee Brussels 9th Sept 2008 Debate: Sanctions against employers of Illegally Staying Third Country Nationals.
Speech to Parliament Strasbourg Sept 2nd 2008 Key debate - Social Package (First Part) Mr President, the Lisbon Treaty was dismissed by the legitimate Irish referendum so of course, you need a big program to divert attention, hence this new package. Well, its not really new, it is a re-hash of earlier proposals. But is big. It has EU legislation, Social dialogue, Cooperation, EU funding, partnership, dialogue and communication, and that's from just one page.