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Tag Archives: EU budget
Mar 27 2013
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one of the EU’s oldest and most important policy instruments, making up around 40 per cent of the EU budget. Wyn Grant writes that the most recent round of proposed reforms to the CAP … Continue reading
Posted by: March 27, 2013
Mar 7 2013
In February, after months of negotiations, the European Council agreed to a new multiannual budget for the EU for 2014 to 2020. Ahead of the European Parliament’s vote on the budget, Giacomo Benedetto takes an in-depth look at how spending has … Continue reading
Posted by: March 7, 2013
Feb 15 2013
Brussels blog round-up for 9 – 15 February: A reduced EU budget, the Anglo-German axis, and a transatlantic trade pact?
Chris Gilson takes a look at the week in Brussels blogging. The EU centre Last week, the European Council agreed to a deal that would reduce the European budget in real terms for the first time (Open Europe has a good … Continue reading
Posted by: February 15, 2013
Feb 15 2013
Despite a historic fall in spending, last week’s budget deal will help to increase the EU’s effectiveness.
At last week’s European Council summit, the EU’s leaders agreed to a real terms spending cut to the EU budget for the first time. Despite this, Patrick Diamond and Renaud Thillaye argue that not only could the overall amount of … Continue reading
Posted by: February 15, 2013
Dec 12 2012
Member states will inevitably reach a compromise on the EU budget, but there is little chance of necessary reforms being carried out.
Last month’s European Council summit failed to secure an agreement on the next seven years of the EU’s budget (2014-2020). Ahead of another Council summit later this week, Jorge Núñez Ferrer writes that EU governments have the broad foundations for … Continue reading
Posted by: December 12, 2012