Plenary speech on future EU-UK relations

View the full speech here. “Madam President, when our own mini-Trump, Mr Farage, claims here in this plenary that the European Union is bullying the United Kingdom, it is his way of informing us that he now understands the consequences of Brexit. … Continue reading


Europe’s new era – only possible with 5G – article in Euractiv

If the EU misses out on 5G it could lead to a drain of world leading tech companies in Europe (of which there are only a few), if it wants to catch up to America and China then it has … Continue reading

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Gunnar Hökmark condemns the ban of Charter 97 in Belarus

– Lukashenko is undermining the future of Belarus by limiting freedom of speech and freedom of the media in the country. The fear of independent reporting is a sign of weakness. The authorities must lift the ban of Charter 97 … Continue reading


The great EU corporate tax lie – Artikel i EUobserver

Esther de Lange, Brian Hayes och Gunnar Hökmark skriver gemensamt på EUobserver om CCCTB. As three MEPs who take subsidiarity and proportionality seriously, we face an almost daily battle against a European Parliament and an EU Commission that, under the … Continue reading


Security challenges in the Eastern Partnership countries – Euronest working document

Gunnar Hökmark is the EP rapporteur of the Euronest report Security challenges in the Eastern Partnership countries and enhancing the role of the EU in addressing them.  This text is the working document which was discussed in Tbilisi 12 February 2018. … Continue reading


Why transnational lists are not a good idea – artikel i Euractiv

The Parliament and Council are set to decide on what to do with the 73 seats currently held by British MEPs. However, leaning towards transnational lists is not the answer because it is un-European and undemocratic, writes Gunnar Hökmark. The Parliament and … Continue reading

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To an outstanding activist for freedom at the International Conference in Memory of Peeter Luksep in Tallinn 27th January 2018

Gunnar Hökmark, MEP, in Tallinn the 27th of January 2018 at the International Conference in Memory of Peeter Luksep at the National Library of Estonia He who proved you can make a difference – A speech in honour of a good … Continue reading


Eastern Partnership – interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

In an interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Gunnar Hökmark gives his views on the EU’s relations with its Eastern partners in the political year of 2017 and the prospects for 2018.