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27-03-2018
DUTCH DAIRY FARMERS’ FRAUD: MY QUESTION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Following the end of milk quotas, the Netherlands has significantly and rapidly increased its livestock and milk production. The raise of the Dutch livestock has been facilitated thanks to the implementation of a derogatory mechanism to the “phosphorus ceilings” foreseen in the “nitrates” Directive. A fraud undertaken by some Dutch farmers...

21-03-2018
MY HEARING ON BREXIT’S CONSEQUENCES FOR THE EU BUDGET AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

I was invited by the National Assembly President François de Rugy in order to be heard by the information mission on the following of Brexit negotiations on Thursday 15 March. I had the opportunity to participate in a round table on Brexit’s consequences for the EU budget. Please find the full hearing >Read more

13-03-2018
POST-2020 MFF AND OWN RESSOURCES: MY EXPLANATION OF VOTE

I am delighted to see the positive results of the votes which took place today. Two objectives: First, it is essential to start the programmes as soon as possible in order to avoid the loss of time that we faced in 2014 and a late agreement. The appropriations destined to the CAP and cohesion funds (ERDF and ESF), as well as the regulations related...

15-03-2018
THE COMMON CONSOLIDATED CORPORATE TAX BASE (CCCTB) AND THE COMMON CORPORATE TAX BASE (CCTB): AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEIZE

The European Parliament gave its opinion on the European reform on corporate tax. The Members of the European Parliament largely supported the harmonisation of the corporate tax base (CCTB) (451 votes in favour, 141 against, 59 abstentions) and its consolidation (CCCTB) (438 votes in favour, 145 against, 59 abstentions). The ALDE French...

27-02-2018
WHICH ROLE FOR THE CAP IN THE EUROPE OF TOMORROW?

In the framework of the Salon de l’Agriculture, TV AGRI, Groupama and Farm Europe organised a series of debates on “which ambition for the 2020 CAP”. You can find the debates on the Ambition PAC 2020 event’s website with our guests Jean ARTHUIS, Member of the European Parliament; Jean-Yves DAGES, Groupama’s President; Arnaud ROUSSEAU,...