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“The MFF should reflect EU priorities, respond to the aspirations and concerns of EU citizens, demonstrate EU solidarity and its readiness to...


Today, the European Parliament approved the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, referred to as EFSI 2.0. This extension...

Brexit, Turkey, Interrail tickets, EU border Entry-Exit System, posted workers

At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, following the latest round of Brexit talks, MEPs and EU officials discussed preparing for a...

Earthquake in Amatrice

In plenary today, the European Parliament approved the biggest-ever mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), providing €1.2...



The European Parliament is one of the budgetary arms of the European Union, which means that jointly with the Council, it establishes the annual budget of the EU. This process goes through the EP's Committee on Budgets. The Committee on Budgets also sets down overarching rules on spending and approves the EU's multiannual financial framework, i.e. the EU's medium-term budget plan.


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Press Release
27.06.2012 - 14:00

Better, not less spending in the future cohesion policy.

EPP Group MEPs from Central European Member States stand united for maintaining the financing of cohesion policy at the current level. In a joint statement issued before the European Council meeting...
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Press Release
13.06.2012 - 13:45

MFF: more flexibility for future EU budget

The future EU budget needs adequate funding while providing for more flexibility and leaving scope for fewer national contributions due to a reform of the EU's income base, MEPs said today....
Press Release
07.06.2012 - 12:00

EU Budget: Next MFF should be geared

"The European Union budget needs to play a strategic role. It must provide an added value in terms of growth-boosting investment. It must also allow for flexibility so that the EU can be better...
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Press Release
26.04.2012 - 12:30

Budgets Committee gives green light

Members of the European Parliament's Budgets Committee today approved the launch of the pilot phase of project bonds, designed for investment projects. Based on a credit-enhancement...
Press Release
25.04.2012 - 09:45

2013 Budget: Is this enough for growth and jobs?

"I hope that the proposed budget will allow EU projects to continue without difficulty. This is why we asked the European Commission to make a realistic proposal for payments. This proposal...
Press Release
21.03.2012 - 12:15

EU Budget: Call for investment in long-term growth.

The EU budget should be redesigned to promote long-term growth. Expenditures should be directed to develop the Single Market and support research and innovation, as both have a clear European...



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