Useful information on the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF)
Parliament's resolutions, press releases and factsheets available online about the MFF and the reform of the EU's Own Resources
31 December 2020 - last day of current multiannual financial framework
→ Commission's MFF proposal (2 May 2018)
Commission's press release: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/IP_18_3570
Legal texts and factsheets on the MFF 2021-2027: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/publications/factsheets-long-term-budget-proposals_en
→ Parliament's position
On 14 November 2018, the plenary has adopted the EP's negotiating position for the next MFF 2021-2027, containing concrete figures (read the press release and the full resolution, see the next section for the figures).
This position remains valid after the May 2019 elections, since the new Parliament has endorsed it in a resolution on 10 October 2019. You will find the links to the two key resolutions below:
10.10.2019 - Endorsement of the November 2018 position (see below) by new 2019-2024 legislature
European Parliament resolution on the 2021-2027 multiannual financial framework and own resources: time to meet citizens' expectations
14.11.2018 - Interim report on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 – Parliament's position with a view to an agreement
You can find all recent press releases on the MFF on this dedicated webpage.
→ Figures: what's in the current (2014-2020) MFF, what does the EC propose and what does the EP want?
The EP position in figures (in comparison to the 2014-2020 figures and to those proposed by the Commission) can be found in the November 2018 resolution, Annex III for 2018 prices, Annex IV for current prices.
→ EP's negotiating team
Johan Van Overtveldt (ECR, BE), Chair of the Committee on Budgets
Jan Olbrycht (EPP, PL), MFF co-rapporteur
Margarida Marques (S&D, PT), MFF co-rapporteur
José Manuel Fernandes (EPP, PT), Own Resources co-rapporteur
Valérie Hayer (RENEW, FR), Own Resources co-rapporteur
Rasmus Andresen (Greens/EFA, DE)
→ Background from EP
11.10.2019: Mainstreaming of climate action in the EU budget: Impact of a political objective (An in-depth analysis on what the EU budget does for the fight against climate change)
07.10.2019: Post-2020 EU budget
15.02.2019: The next MFF and Own Resources (Background note for the BUDG Interparliamentary Committee Meeting of the European Parliamentary Week 18 February 2019)
20.11.2014: Annual revision of national contributions to the EU budget (This briefing is from 2014, but the rationale behind the calculations for national contributions remains valid. It may be of interest to everyone who wishes to know more about GNI - and VAT - calculations.)
→ Background from the Commission
19.06.2018: Factsheet on consequences of delayed MFF ("Any delay in adopting the EU budget will have consequences for citizens and businesses")
14.02.2018: EC communication February 2018 on the MFF
Armin WISDORFFPress Officer