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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 ...

14-01-2015
“THE EU HAS TO MEET ITS COMMITMENTS”

“Madam Prime Minister, The EU has to inspire trust. To do so, it has to dispose of the resources to match its ambition.   You call for a competitive Europe and rightly so, as growth and employment rely on it. As we do, you are glad of Jean-Claude Juncker's investment plan. You can be sure that we are mobilizing to swiftly give you the judicial...

15-12-2014
“THE EUROPEAN BUDGET : A REGRET AND A HOPE"

"The day before our vote of the European draft budget, I would like to express a regret, and a hope. My regret questions the conducting of our budgetary procedure. During these three weeks of conciliation, except for the Italian Secretary of State, it has been impossible for us to exchange with government-level contacts. 28 members of the European...

16-12-2014
“THIS 2015 BUDGET PRESERVES THE EUROPEAN UNION'S CREDIBILITY”

“Our vote, in a particularly difficult context, gives the European Union its budget for 2015. I welcome this, and would like to thank all those who contributed to this agreement : the Italian Presidency, the Vice-President of the Commission, our reporters, the Parliament and its President. This vote inspires three motives of optimism and confidence....

26-11-2014
BUDGET 2015 : MON INTERVENTION EN PLÉNIÈRE

Debate on the Budget 2015 - Result of the Conciliation Committee during the EP the plenary session in Strasbourg. ...