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Voting session

MEPs held their daily voting session on 16 November 2011.

Votes were on:

• providing financial support from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to workers who have been made redundant in the following sectors: construction in Ireland; retail in Greece; architecture and engineering in Ireland; specialised construction activities in Ireland; and the transport sector in Austria

• a report on the work of the Africa Caribbean Pacific - European Union Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2010

• the creation of the European Heritage Label, a bid to strengthen European citizens' sense of belonging to the EU

• new legislation on the single European railway area

• motions for resolution setting out the European Parliament's position on the Durban climate change conference and on the financing of overseas aid

• a report on European cinema in the digital era

The session ended with MEPs giving explanations for the way in which they voted.

Read Democracy Live's guide to how the plenary sessions work here.

The European Parliament's disclaimer on the use of simultaneous interpretations can be found here.

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