Preslav Borissov is member.
The Committee is responsible for:
- Coordination at Community level of national legislation in the sphere of the internal market and for the customs union, in particular:
(a) The free movement of goods including the harmonisation of technical standards,
(b) The right of establishment,
(c) The freedom to provide services except in the financial and postal sectors;
- Measures aiming at the identification and removal of potential obstacles to the functioning of the internal market;
- The promotion and protection of the economic interests of consumers, except for public health and food safety issues, in the context of the establishment of the internal market.
On 17th of October, the members of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection voted the legislation proposed by the European Commission about the safety of non-food products, a legislation in which 353 amendments were made by the MEPs.
The main point of the disagreement was article 7, which forces the producers to label the country of origin, so the identification and traceability of the products can be improved.more
On the 5th of September 2013, the members of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection adopted the own-initiative report on the future of the automobile industry in Europe. Preslav Borissov MEP (GERB), who is rapporteur on behalf of the EPP Group commented:
“I am glad that with my colleagues and especially with the rapporteur from S&D Mr. Koferatti, we achieved a balanced text, which included important ideas, many of which I have suggested.more