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#Brexit: Drop in value of the pound will have an impact on the EU’s budget

#Brexit: Drop in value of the pound will have an impact on the EU’s budget

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The UK’s decision to leave the Union will already affect the EU’s budget for next year. “There has already been an unforeseeable situation and now we have to deal with this problem,” said Jens Geier, the MEP who will negotiate on behalf of the Parliament regarding the bulk of the EU’s budget for 2017. MEPs […]

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#EUBudget: Overcoming crises and rapid recovery – Parliament’s EU budget priorities for 2017

#EUBudget: Overcoming crises and rapid recovery – Parliament’s EU budget priorities for 2017

Next year’s EU budget priorities should continue to be tackling the migration and refugee crisis while at the same time investing more and better to accelerate today’s slow economic recovery, MEPs say in a resolution voted on Wednesday (9 March). Parliament highlights the problems of long-term and youth unemployment and disparities in economic development across […]

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#Budget: Parliament ready to mobilize all means necessary to address refugee crisis

#Budget: Parliament ready to mobilize all means necessary to address refugee crisis

The European Parliament today (9 March) backed a report outlining its priorities for the 2017 EU budget, which made clear the Parliament would fight to ensure that Europe has the means necessary to tackle the challenges facing Europe. S&D MEP Jens Geier, who is responsible for drafting the European Parliament´s position on the 2017 EU […]

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