About: EU budget 2013

Euro & Finance 24-10-2013

Budget Games

The Commission and the Council take advantage of the traditional EU decision-making lack of transparency to play “budget games” with the Parliament. But MEPs want to see all cards on the table for the EU public to see, writes Ivailo Kalfin.
EU Priorities 2020 24-10-2013

MEPs reverse approved budget cuts for 2014

Hours before EU leaders are due to meet in Brussels, the European Parliament may have reignited a long-standing battle by voting on Wednesday (23 October) to increase the EU's 2014 budget by €1.3 billion next year, despite national leaders having agreed to cuts.
EU Priorities 2020 13-05-2013

Parliament gamble threatens to derail EU budget deal

Pressed by the European Parliament, finance ministers will meet on Tuesday (14 May) to throw an extra €11.2 billion into this year’s EU budget as part of a wider deal on finances for 2014 to 2020.
Brexit 03-04-2013

Netherlands joins UK in opposing additional cash for EU budget

The European Commission should try to find extra savings to bridge a budget shortfall this year rather than turn to member states for new cash, Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem told MPs yesterday (2 April), as quoted by the Dutch press. 
Brexit 28-03-2013

UK to fight additional cash for EU budget

  The European Commission's request for an extra €11.2 billion for this year's EU budget is "totally unacceptable," Greg Clark, Britain's financial services minister, said yesterday (27 March). 
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EU Priorities 2020 13-12-2012

EU lawmakers sign off on reduced 2013 budget (MEPs vote)

MEPs gave final approval yesterday (12 December) to a €132.8 billion budget for 2013, paving the way for future talks on the long-term budget early next year.
EU Priorities 2020 13-12-2012

EU lawmakers sign off on reduced 2013 budget

MEPs gave final approval yesterday (12 December) to a €132.8 billion budget for 2013, paving the way for future talks on the long-term budget early next year.
EU Priorities 2020 27-11-2012

Commission redrafts 2013 EU budget with the same numbers

The European Commission submitted a new proposal yesterday (26 November) for the European Union's 2013 budget, just days after the bloc's leaders failed to agree a separate long-term spending plan for 2014-2020.

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