And with that, tonight's sitting draws to a close.
MEPs are back tomorrow at 08.00 BST, when MEPs will begin with a debate on how well EU states have been applying EU anti-discrimination laws for employers.
After this, they will discuss a non-binding motion calling for a more flexible application an EU employment retraining scheme.
They will also discuss this month's three human rights motions, which focus on the Philippines, Somalia and Zimbabwe.
All three motions will be put to a vote at around 11.00 BST, along with the a motion on whether to endorse Julian King's appointment to the Commission.