The Prime Minister has been re-negotiating Britain’s relationship with Europe.with his European counterparts for several months and following key discussions this week a draft new deal for Britain in Europe was published today, delivering that substantial change. Of course, there is still more detail to be worked on, but the Prime Minister has made real progress.
As Chair of the European Parliament's Monitoring Group for trade in South Asia, Sajjad, has welcomed the release of the European Commission's report on the current status of the GSP+ (Generalised Scheme of Preferences) that Pakistan subscribes to.
Sajjad has recently contributed an article to New Direction magazine on Subsidiarity and how, as Legal Affairs Spokesperson and rapporteur on the Annual Subsidiarity and Proportionality Report, he is taking forward the Prime Minister's reform agenda from within the European Parliament
Returning powers to national parliaments is a key feature of the Prime Ministers EU Reform plans. Saj has been tasked to deliver this in the European Parliament. Sajjad's article for The Asians, looks at how this can be achieved.
Writing for Conservative Home, Sajjad and Ashley Fox, who is MEP for South West England and leader of Britain’s Conservative MEPs, set out why an enhanced role for national parliaments for member states within the EU, is an achievable aim.