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Next meeting of the Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT)

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

► Monday, 23 March 2015 from 15.00 to 18.30
    Meeting room: ASP (Altiero Spinelli) 1G-3

► Tuesday, 24 March2015 from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 15.00 to 18.30
    Meeting room: ASP (Altiero Spinelli) 1G-3

CONT Members will vote on the 2013 Discharge reports.

Deadline for tabling amendments: 5 March 2015, 12.00

Highlights

Debate on 2013 discharge draft reports

19-02-2015 - 09:02
CONT Committee meeting

On 23 and 24.02.2015, the Members of the Budgetary Control Committee held a debate on the draft reports concerning the 2013 discharge to the Commission, Parliament, EDF, Other Institutions, Agencies and Joint Undertakings. The meeting will open with the Presentation of the Council recommendations by Jānis Reirs, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Latvia, in the presence of the Member of the European Commission responsible for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas.

Vote on Protection of Financial Interests

19-02-2015 - 08:59
MEPs voting during a committee meeting

On 24.02.15, the Budgetary Control Committee voted on the Annual Report 2013 on the Protection of the EU's Financial Interests - Fight against fraud (Rapporteur: Georgi Pirinski).

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Check spending better and claw back more lost funds, say budget control MEPs

CONT 24-02-2015 - 12:10

MEPs demand more thorough checks on EU spending, more efficient measures to claw back EU funds lost through fraud or irregular spending and vigorous anti-corruption policies in member countries in a resolution passed by the budgetary control committee on Tuesday. (Read more)

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24-02-2015 - 15:10
CONT Meeting
24-02-2015 - 09:08
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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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