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Voting session

MEPs held their daily voting session on 12 December 2012 during which they voted to:

• approve a report by the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on the European statistical programme for 2013-2017

• reject a report by the Civil Liberties Committee on European crime safety statistics

• adopt the EU's budget for 2013 and the accompanying 2012 amending budget

• reject Commission proposals to liberalise groundhandling at EU airports

• amend and approve proposals on the use of slots at airports and noise levels

• allow 10 EU countries to launch negotiations on a financial transaction tax

• adopt a report by the Agriculture Committee on animal transportation laws

• approve the report by the Civil Liberties Committee on fundamental rights in the EU

Useful links:

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

A disclaimer on the use of simultaneous interpretations, on the European Parliament's website.

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