MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
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29.10.2018
PE624.210v01-00
 
B8-0513/2018

pursuant to Rule 133 of the Rules of Procedure


on the European Union’s security budget


Dominique Martin

Motion for a European Parliament resolution on the European Union’s security budget  
B8‑0513/2018

The European Parliament,

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

A.  whereas Parliament’s budget is estimated at EUR 1.90 billion per year and that of the European Union at EUR 1 100 billion over seven years(1);

B.  whereas the 2021-2027 budget proposes allocating EUR 2.2 billion(2) to internal security and EUR 100 billion(3) to the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP);

C.  whereas this means that the European Union appears to be prioritising good relations with Ukraine over the security of French and European citizens, despite an ever-present risk of terrorism;

D.  whereas there are a number of ludicrous examples, such as the EUR 200 million paid to Morocco even though the King has a personal wealth estimated at USD 6 billion;

1.  Calls on the Commission to rebalance this distribution of funds by increasing the budget allocated to internal security;

2.  Calls on the Commission to ensure that the budgets allocated to security are higher than the budgets allocated to the ENP.(4)

 

(1)

EUR 1 134 583 million in commitments and EUR 1 104 805 million in payments.

(2)

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/IDAN/2018/625148/EPRS_IDA(2018)625148_EN.pdf

(3)

Not including humanitarian aid, of which we are in favour (principle of solidarity).

(4)

The current percentages are 2.1% for defence and security and 9.6% for the ENP!

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