The EESC President's statement on the EU budget review: deciding on the EU future budget means putting solidarity into practice

30 Jun 2011
Ref: 075/2011

"The EU budget must be intelligent, proactive and respond to the requirements of Europe today. Taxpayers' money should be spent on clear priorities and visible projects that contain an added value at EU level and respond to EU citizens' needs and expectations. The Commission's proposal for a multi-annual budget for 2014-2020 is right in putting the emphasis on investment and growth...."


EESC opinion on The EU Budget Review

Staffan Nilsson's Comment : A new breath of life for Europe: the future EU budget