LORDS

Lords Committee examines planned EU financial framework

18 January 2011

The House of Lords EU Select Committee will take evidence from Treasury Minister Justine Greening MP 4.10pm on Tuesday 18 January as part of their inquiry into the EU Financial Framework from 2014. 

The Committee is conducting an inquiry into the EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) to run from 2014. This is the agreement which will determine how much Member States are required to contribute to the EU and what the EU does and how it spends its money for years to come.

It will ask Ms Greening for more details of the Government’s position on the ongoing MFF negotiations.

The Evidence session will start at 4.10pm on Tuesday 18 January in Committee Room 4 of the House of Lords.

Further information

The European Union Committee considers EU documents and other EU-related matters in advance of decisions being taken on them. It aims to hold the Government to account for its actions at the EU level.

The Committee will be holding a number of evidence sessions on the same subject over the next few weeks. They are: 

Tuesday 25 January – UK MEPs

Tuesday 1 February – the Hungarian Ambassador to the UK

Tuesday 8 February – EU Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski, Commissioner for Financial Planning and Budget; think tanks, including Open Europe; the Centre for European Reform; and the Institute for European Environmental Policy

Public committee sessions are open to everyone, including the press, and follow proceedings from the public gallery.

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