Tag: EU Budget
The Multiannual Financial Framework or MFF is the EU’s take on the budget.
MEPs have approved with urgency a €6.2 billion increase to the EU budget to boost the bloc’s chances of having an effective and safe Covid-19 vaccine available as soon as possible, and to step up cohesion funding related to the pandemic.
The Malta Chamber of SMEs welcomed what it deemed to be Malta’s positive results in the EU budget negotiations, and augured that the government would seize the opportunity to implement stronger support measures than have been seen so far.
EU leaders may have reached an agreement on the bloc’s long-term budget and its Covid-19 recovery fund, but MEPs have warned that their own approval cannot be taken for granted.
A slight majority of EU citizens agree that the EU should have a bigger budget as it seeks to overcome the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, a survey commissioned by the European Parliament shows.
Many EU governments want an agreement on the budget and recovery fund by the end of July, just six weeks away.
Prime Minister Robert Abela broke with what had become a parliamentary tradition by not giving a statement to parliament upon his return from an EU summit, to the chagrin of the Nationalist Party.
In a blog written by Agius on Newsbook.com.mt, he explained that if this reduction in the Structural and Cohesion Funds is confirmed by the European Union than this is unacceptable.
The European Union's eastern and southern countries on Tuesday rejected efforts to cap aid they receive from the EU budget and attach...
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