And with that, tonight's sitting draws to a close.
MEPs will be back tomorrow from 08.00 BST, when they will debate an advisory motion calling for an EU monitoring system of fundamental rights breaches.
At lunchtime, they will vote on whether to increase security spending at EU buildings.
From 14:00 BST, they will debate the EU's legislative programme for next year.
They will also debate the 2017 EU budget, and whether to call for a limit on trans fats in food.