Brussels, 18th November 2014

The European Parliament and EU governments have failed to reach an agreement on the EU’s 2015 budget within the 21 day window, requiring the European Commission to bring forward a new proposal. Read more

Brussels, 5th November 2014

This morning the European Court of Auditors delivered its verdict on the EU’s accounts for 2013, once again refusing to give them an unqualified statement of assurance. European Conservatives and Reformists Group Budgetary Control Coordinator Ryszard Czarnecki says this matter continues to erode public trust in the EU, and has called on the new European Commission to get a grip. Read more

Syed KAMALL, Jean-Claude JUNCKER
Brussels, 4th November 2014

If the European Commission is to become more political as the new President wants, it should also see that landing large bills on several EU countries was a political mistake, even if it is a technical reality, Syed Kamall MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists leader said today in a meeting with President of the European Commission Juncker, and outgoing President of the European Council Van Rompuy. Read more