Budget in the news (Oct 9 – 15)

With only a few days left to go until the publication of the Commission’s Budget Review report, the media are gearing up for the negotiations about the next financial framework. The debate about the budget for 2011 also made headlines.


BBC: Gavin Hewitt’s Europe (October 13): EU tensions over austerity

Coulisses de Bruxelles (October 11): Taxons les Américains!

The Economist Charlemagne Blog (October 15): Destroy after reading

News Media

Agence France Presse (October 14): Paris et Rome pour le maintien du budget PAC et des marchés plus régulés

Daily Telegraph (October 14): We must put a stop to the EU budget scandal

EUObserver (October 11): EU plans to defend farm policy but limit large payments

EUObserver (October 12): Dogfight over EU budget could end in crisis, MEP says

European Voice (October 14): Battle over financing puts budget in doubt

Financial Times (October 12): Brussels collides with cash-strapped states

The Economist (October 14): Money matters

L’Express (October 13): La France face au casse-tête du budget européen

Die Presse (October 15): Kürzungen für Regionen: In der EU beginnt der erbitterte Kampf um die Fördergelder

Tim Nover

About Tim Nover

Tim Nover is a policy analyst at the Federal Foreign Office where he focuses on Cohesion Policy and the negotiations for the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework. He holds a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance.