MEP
IN ACTION
THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

09-03-2015
"THE LACK OF FLEXIBILITY OF THE EUROPEAN BUDGET GOES AGAINST THE REQUIREMENTS NEEDED FOR GROWTH AND JOBS CREATION"

"Dear colleagues, At the dawn of this new budgetary procedure for 2016 I would like to make two wishes. The first one concerns our procedures. The lack of flexibility of the European budget goes against the requirements needed for growth and jobs creation. A 7-year budget, both locked and capped, cannot be an efficient and swift tool with which...

20-02-2015
THE DEVELOPMENT OF APPRENTICES' MOBILITY MUST BE A PRIORITY FOR THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

“AEF: On February 10th, during an intervention at the European Parliament, you called for an increased mobility for apprentices at the scale of the European Union. What is the current situation for apprentices' mobility in Europe? Jean Arthuis: It exists, but it is very limited for apprentices, as opposed to higher education students. The opportunities...

03-02-2015
"FOR A EUROPEAN NEW DEAL"

« Mister President, Madam President, Dear colleagues, I welcome taking part in this discussion about the European « New Deal ». The plan proposed by the Commission, presided by Jean-Claude Juncker, constitutes the beginning of the answer to the crisis striking the European Union. Success depends on a perfect coordination of the actions to be...

04-02-2015
OWN RESOURCES OF THE EU: MY REACTION

At the invitation of the Parliamentary Committee on Budgets (BUDG), former Prime Minister and Vice-President of the European Commission Mario Monti gave an update today on the work of the Inter High Level Group he presides over the reform of the financing of the budget of the European Union. ...

02-02-2015
SEMAINE PARLEMENTAIRE EUROPÉENNE : MON INTERVENTION

The payments' shortfall of the EU budget: what it means for local authorities, companies and associations and how to overcome it jointly Opening address by Jean ARTHUIS, Chair of the BUDG Committee ...