Mid-Term review/Revision of the MFF 2014-2020: State of Play

03-02-2016

This briefing has been prepared in view of the European Parliamentary Week’s Interparliamentary committee meeting on 16 February organised by the Committee on Budgets (BUDG): EU and national expectations, and how to increase the democratic accountability of the next MFF negotiations. The note gives background information on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and presents the state of play of the preparations in the European Parliament’s (EP) Committee on Budgets and the planned actions for the coming months in relation to the Mid-term Review/Revision of the MFF 2014-2020. The aim of the note is to briefly present the state of play with the MFF Review/Revision and the key issues being discussed in the EP Committee on Budgets, and to highlight questions, which could be of interest for the national parliamentarians and subject to debate also in the Member States.

This briefing has been prepared in view of the European Parliamentary Week’s Interparliamentary committee meeting on 16 February organised by the Committee on Budgets (BUDG): EU and national expectations, and how to increase the democratic accountability of the next MFF negotiations. The note gives background information on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and presents the state of play of the preparations in the European Parliament’s (EP) Committee on Budgets and the planned actions for the coming months in relation to the Mid-term Review/Revision of the MFF 2014-2020. The aim of the note is to briefly present the state of play with the MFF Review/Revision and the key issues being discussed in the EP Committee on Budgets, and to highlight questions, which could be of interest for the national parliamentarians and subject to debate also in the Member States.