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23-10-2018
MY SPEECH IN PLENARY ON THE 2019 BUDGET

Intervention in Plenary on 22 October 2018 concerning the 2019 EU Budget On the eve of European elections, we must deliver a clear and determined message to citizens. Therefore, let’s respond to their impatience by consolidating a Europe which talks to them as it shapes their future and protects them. Preparing...

04-10-2018
VAT SYSTEM’S REFORM IN EUROPE AND THE EQUINE SECTOR

On Tuesday, 2 October, I intervened during the debate on the VAT system’s reform which aims at harmonising and simplifying certain rules in order to, among others, fight against VAT fraud. During an exchange of views with the European Commissioner (see below), the latter confirmed the opportunity for Member States, after the validation of the reform...

02-08-2018
THE SUMMER OF EVERY HOPE FOR EUROPE

We should pay tribute to Donald Trump for waking up Europeans. If what is called “populism” is growing up, it is because globalisation, multilateralism, financialisation, digital economy, migrations, have an impact on many men and women who feel marginalised, destined to unemployment. Inequalities are raising and reference points...

02-10-2018
“OPCALIA” MASTER CLASS: A EUROPEAN “GUIDE DU ROUTARD” (TRAVEL GUIDE), APPRENTICESHIP VERSION

The Hachette Book Group and Opcalia, an organisation in charge of collecting funding for training, have launched a guide for apprenticeship. In 2017, only 6 800 apprentices benefitted from the mobility programme Erasmus, against 43 000 French students. The book aims at finding a solution. To learn baking, yes, but abroad. Considered as the best...

04-07-2018
STRASBOURG: VIOTTI’S REPORT ON 2019 DRAFT EU BUDGET

Find here my full intervention before the vote on the Viotti’s report concerning the mandate for the Trilogue on the 2019 draft EU budget. Dear President, Dear Commissioner, Dear Colleagues, I would like to pay tribute to the excellent mandate prepared by our general rapporteur Daniele Viotti. From 12 July onwards, with you Commissioner, we...