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Next meeting of the Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT)

24-02-2015 - 11:07
Calendar of 2015


Hearing: The use of EU funds in Member States

03-07-2015 - 11:27
The use of EU funds in Member States in partnership with companies outside of a given Member State

On 14.07.15, the Committee on Budgetary Control will hold the hearing on 'The use of EU funds in Member States in partnership with companies (contractors or subcontractors) outside of a given Member State'. Who benefitted from structural funds spending in Central and East Eastern Europe: West European contractors or to the people in Central and East European Member States?

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Presentation of the OLAF Report 2014

02-07-2015 - 15:53
Director-General of OLAF

On 13.07.2015 CONT Members will hear the presentation of the 2014 Annual Report of OLAF, in the presence of the Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), Giovanni Kessler. (Rapporteur: Benedek Jávor)

Vote on Protecting the European Union's financial interests

02-07-2015 - 15:53

On 14.07.15 the Budgetary Control Committee will vote on the draft report on "Protecting the European Union's financial interest: Towards performance-based controls of Common Agricultural Policy". (Rapporteur: Petri Sarvamaa)

Latest study on the EU Budget for Gender Equality

26-06-2015 - 11:48
Study "The EU Budget for Gender Equality"

Presentation of the OLAF Supervisory Committee Annual Report 2014

08-06-2015 - 16:43
Logo of European Anti-Fraude office - supervisory committee

On 04.05.15, during the meeting of the Budgetary Control Committee, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) Supervisory Committee (SC) presented its Annual Activity Report 2014.

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Ing Grassle EPP

Welcome to budgetary control at the European Parliament! I am the Chair of the Committee on Budgetary Control and one of the 30 MEPs from 17 EU Member States making up the committee in this parliamentary term. Parliamentʼs committees meet once or twice a month as a rule.

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