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EU budget management: Commission and Parliament spending for 2014 approved

CONT 07-04-2016 - 14:36

The European Commission managed its 2014 EU budget funds according to the rules, so Parliament should grant it a 'discharge' (i.e. approval), for that year, the Budgetary Control Committee said on Thursday. Parliament’s own management of EU funds in 2014 was also approved, in a separate vote. (Read more)


EU budget management: ARTEMIS, ENIAC and ITER projects fail 2014 discharge test

CONT 04-04-2016 - 18:25

Three joint private sector-EU technology projects must do better justifying their use of EU funds in 2014 before the European Parliament approves their accounts, said Budgetary Control Committee MEPs on Tuesday. Parliament should also postpone granting “discharge”, that is, approving the spending of the Council of Ministers and the European Council (EU leaders) for the same year, the committee recommended to the full House. (Read more)

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