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A7-0370/2013

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P7_TA(2013)0476

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7 November 2013
PE 521.532v02-00 A7-0370/2013

on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument

(COM(2013)0559 – C7-0235/2013 – 2013/2159(BUD))

Committee on Budgets

Rapporteur: Reimer Böge

MOTION FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION
 ANNEX: DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL
 RESULT OF FINAL VOTE IN COMMITTEE

MOTION FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION

on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument

(COM(2013)0559 – C7-0235/2013 – 2013/2159(BUD))

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2013 as definitively adopted on 12 December 2012(1),

–   having regard to the draft amending budget No 7/2013, which the Commission submitted on 25 September 2013 (COM(2013)0557),

–   having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management(2), and in particular point 27 thereof,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2013)0559 – C7-0235/2013),

–   having regard to Council's position adopted on 7 October 2013,

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Budgets (A7-0370/2013),

A. whereas, after having examined all possibilities for re-allocating commitment appropriations under heading 1b, it appears necessary to mobilise the Flexibility Instrument,

B.  whereas the Commission has proposed to mobilise the Flexibility Instrument to complement the financing in the general budget of the Union for the financial year 2013, beyond the ceiling of heading 1b, of EUR 134 049 037 towards the financing of the European Social Fund to increase the allocations to France, Italy and Spain for the year 2013 by a total amount of EUR 150 000 000,

1.  Takes note of Commission's proposal to exceed the 2013 ceiling for heading 1b by EUR 134 049 037 with a view to increase the European Social Fund allocations to France, Italy and Spain for the year 2013 by a total amount of EUR 150 000 000, and to mobilise the Flexibility Instrument accordingly;

2.  Agrees with the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument in commitments, up to an amount of EUR 134 049 037, for the financing of these additional allocations under heading 1b;

3.  Approves the decision annexed to this resolution;

4.  Instructs its President to sign the decision with the President of the Council and arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union;

5.  Instructs its President to forward this resolution, including its annex, to the Council and the Commission.

(1)

OJ L 66, 8.3.2013.

(2)

OJ C 139, 14.6.2006, p. 1.


ANNEX: DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

of ...

on the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management(1), and in particular the fifth paragraph of point 27 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the European Commission,

Whereas, after having examined all possibilities for re-allocating appropriations under heading 1b, it appears necessary to mobilise the flexibility instrument to complement the financing in the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2013, beyond the ceiling of heading 1b, of EUR 134 049 037 towards the financing of the European Social Fund to increase the allocations to France, Italy and Spain for the year 2013 by a total amount of EUR 150 000 000.

HAVE ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

For the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2013, the flexibility instrument shall be used to provide the sum of EUR 134 049 037 in commitment appropriations in heading 1b.

That amount shall be used to complement the financing of the European Social Fund under heading 1b.

Article 2

This decision shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels,

For the European Parliament                      For the Council

The President                                                The President

(1)

              OJ C 139, 14.6.2006, p. 1.


RESULT OF FINAL VOTE IN COMMITTEE

Date adopted

5.11.2013

 

 

 

Result of final vote

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23

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Members present for the final vote

Marta Andreasen, Richard Ashworth, Zuzana Brzobohatá, Göran Färm, José Manuel Fernandes, Eider Gardiazábal Rubial, Jens Geier, Ivars Godmanis, Lucas Hartong, Anne E. Jensen, Ivailo Kalfin, Sergej Kozlík, Jan Kozłowski, Alain Lamassoure, Giovanni La Via, Claudio Morganti, Jan Mulder, Andrej Plenković, Alda Sousa, László Surján, Helga Trüpel, Derek Vaughan, Angelika Werthmann, Jacek Włosowicz

Substitute(s) present for the final vote

Maria Da Graça Carvalho, Jan Olbrycht, Paul Rübig, Catherine Trautmann

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