Lords EU Committee to look at Euro Area Crisis and the proposed fiscal compact treaty

13 January 2012

The EU Committee is conducting a short inquiry into the euro area crisis, and the 'fiscal compact' treaty proposed at the December European Council.

The inquiry will focus on the ongoing euro area crisis, the 9 December European Council meeting, and the proposal for a treaty between up to 26 EU member states on budgetary discipline and greater economic policy coordination in the eurozone.

The Committee has scheduled the following oral evidence sessions:

Tuesday 17 January, 4.10pm: The Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe

Monday 23 January, 5pm: Mr Giuliano Amato, former Prime Minister of Italy, and Vice President of the Convention on the Future of Europe, 2001-03.

Please see the Inquiry page for further information.

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