MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
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29.9.2016
PE593.667v01-00
 
B8-1236/2016

pursuant to Rule 133 of the Rules of Procedure


on the uneven economic development of EU Member States


Dominique Martin

Motion for a European Parliament resolution on the uneven economic development of EU Member States   
B8-1236/2016

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to Rule 133 of its Rules of Procedure,

A.whereas, according to a study published by the Bertelsmann Foundation on 18 August 2016, economic development disparities between EU Member States have widened;

B.whereas the Nordic Member States are, economically, outperforming those in the South, which have been hit by the crisis and austerity policies; whereas, however, economic inequalities are tending to worsen in all Member States;

C.whereas the above study also points out that the refugee policy laid down by the EU is imposing a burden;

1.  Calls on the Commission to draw up a study of the financial burden that sheltering refugees is placing on the Member States.

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