Press room

Press releases related to the Committee's work can be found in the "Press releases" section under the "Home" menu of the Committee's webpage. Additional press releases are listed below.

"Long-term EU budget: Parliament wants safety net for beneficiaries"

Press release (13 May 2020) following plenary adoption of EP resolution

The current health crisis compels us to tackle the risk of the next long-term EU budget not coming into force on 1 January 2021 with even more urgency, MEPs say.
  • Risk of payments being disrupted if agreement on the post-2020 long-term EU budget is not reached in time
  • MEPs urge Commission to table a contingency plan to guarantee continuity of EU funding in aftermath of COVID-19

"MEPs want ambitious, future-oriented budget with the recovery fund as part of it"

Press release (13 May 2020) following plenary adoption of EP resolution

In a debate on the new EU long-term budget and recovery fund, MEPs paid tribute to citizens' courage and insisted the EU budget must not leave anyone behind.