EU budget negotiations: parliament sees ball in court of German presidency

EU budget negotiations: parliament sees ball in court of German presidency

Negotiations on the EU’s long-term budget will enter their seventh round on Thursday (8 October). The European Parliament, which demands more money for EU programmes and clarity on the rule of law, views the ball in the German Council Presidency’s court. Marathon negotiations on the EU’s seven-year budget are currently underway in the Parliament. On average twice a week, MEPs sit down with representatives from the Commission and the Council to settle the final points of contention and make the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) ready for a vote. On Thursday,…

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