2018/2024(BUD)

2019 budget: mandate for trilogue

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2018/2024(BUD) 2019 budget: mandate for trilogue
RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Opinion AFCO
Opinion AFET
Opinion AGRI VALCÁRCEL SISO Ramón Luis (EPP)
Lead BUDG VIOTTI Daniele (S&D) HOHLMEIER Monika (EPP), KÖLMEL Bernd (ECR), DEPREZ Gérard (ALDE), NÍ RIADA Liadh (GUE/NGL), TARAND Indrek (Verts/ALE), ŻÓŁTEK Stanisław (ENF)
Opinion CONT
Opinion CULT LØKKEGAARD Morten (ALDE)
Opinion DEVE
Opinion ECON
Opinion EMPL ULVSKOG Marita (S&D)
Opinion ENVI VĂLEAN Adina-Ioana (EPP)
Opinion FEMM BJÖRK Malin (GUE/NGL)
Opinion IMCO
Opinion INTA
Opinion ITRE
Opinion JURI
Opinion LIBE
Opinion PECH
Opinion PETI
Opinion REGI
Opinion TRAN
Lead committee dossier: BUDG/8/12251
Subjects
Links

Activites

  • 2018/07/05 Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
    • T8-0311/2018 summary
  • 2018/07/04 Debate in Parliament
  • 2018/06/29 Committee report tabled for plenary, single reading
    • A8-0247/2018 summary
  • 2018/06/28 Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading

Documents

Votes

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 35

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 89 1 4 18 26 26 8 3 3 0 0
Against 506 62 55 3 1 0 6 169 166 44 0
Abstain 41 0 2 12 6 15 4 0 1 1 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Après le § 1

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 369 63 20 17 3 39 5 7 169 46 0
Against 251 0 41 15 22 2 8 162 1 0 0
Abstain 14 0 0 1 8 0 5 0 0 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 1/1

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 458 49 20 3 0 30 7 163 142 44 0
Against 108 11 40 18 13 3 7 4 10 2 0
Abstain 67 3 1 12 20 8 4 1 18 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 1/2

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 309 0 2 3 0 1 4 161 138 0 0
Against 181 61 40 18 33 3 9 5 10 2 0
Abstain 136 0 19 12 0 37 5 1 19 43 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 17

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 268 1 19 17 23 36 5 6 159 2 0
Against 330 62 42 2 4 0 10 160 8 42 0
Abstain 28 0 0 14 6 2 3 3 0 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 38

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 87 3 0 0 2 39 9 5 16 13 0
Against 474 60 60 21 9 0 7 166 147 4 0
Abstain 72 0 0 12 22 1 2 1 6 28 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 18

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 118 1 3 16 24 37 6 9 21 1 0
Against 485 60 57 2 5 0 9 163 146 43 0
Abstain 24 0 1 15 3 2 2 0 1 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 19

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 169 3 56 17 21 10 8 1 9 44 0
Against 411 57 1 15 9 0 5 168 156 0 0
Abstain 43 0 4 1 3 29 4 0 2 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 2

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 454 59 54 4 5 1 6 159 163 3 0
Against 135 3 5 15 28 33 10 1 3 37 0
Abstain 33 0 0 14 0 4 1 10 2 2 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 40

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 72 0 1 3 16 36 4 2 5 5 0
Against 521 62 59 17 11 0 10 167 158 37 0
Abstain 30 0 0 13 6 3 3 1 4 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 41

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 72 0 1 3 21 36 5 1 4 1 0
Against 520 62 60 14 11 0 10 166 157 40 0
Abstain 26 0 0 12 1 2 3 1 5 2 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 42

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 53 0 1 4 16 24 6 0 0 2 0
Against 542 61 58 16 11 12 8 168 166 42 0
Abstain 30 0 1 13 6 3 4 0 2 1 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 43

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 72 0 1 3 22 36 10 0 0 0 0
Against 525 59 60 16 6 0 5 170 166 43 0
Abstain 26 0 0 14 5 3 3 0 1 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 26

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 154 3 1 14 0 36 4 27 24 45 0
Against 437 60 44 18 17 1 9 143 145 0 0
Abstain 40 0 16 1 15 2 5 1 0 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 27

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 99 0 3 15 21 39 11 1 3 6 0
Against 467 60 58 6 9 0 7 169 153 5 0
Abstain 58 2 0 12 3 1 0 0 7 33 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 31

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 144 4 3 11 0 39 6 4 35 42 0
Against 456 58 53 20 24 0 10 165 126 0 0
Abstain 27 0 5 2 8 1 2 2 4 3 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 20

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 145 3 39 29 17 5 13 0 29 10 0
Against 372 56 4 1 0 3 1 168 134 5 0
Abstain 104 3 16 2 16 32 3 1 4 27 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 10

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 125 0 38 30 32 4 9 1 3 8 0
Against 446 61 22 1 0 34 7 166 146 9 0
Abstain 42 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 11 25 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 11

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 81 0 3 31 33 2 10 0 2 0 0
Against 514 62 54 1 0 35 4 171 144 43 0
Abstain 23 1 4 1 0 3 2 0 12 0 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 32

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 242 1 2 3 19 35 7 6 159 10 0
Against 292 59 39 18 6 0 7 159 4 0 0
Abstain 89 3 19 12 8 5 4 3 1 34 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 12

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 114 0 34 31 33 3 12 0 1 0 0
Against 495 63 23 1 0 33 4 170 157 44 0
Abstain 10 0 4 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Am 23

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 207 0 59 31 32 37 18 2 26 2 0
Against 376 63 1 0 1 1 0 168 142 0 0
Abstain 44 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 38 0

A8-0247/2018 - Daniele Viotti - Résolution

2018/07/05
Position Total ALDE ECR EFDD ENF GUE/NGL NI PPE S&D Verts/ALE correctional
For 399 58 20 1 0 0 3 154 160 3 0
Against 146 4 41 18 27 35 14 4 1 2 0
Abstain 87 0 0 14 6 5 1 13 8 40 0
AmendmentsDossier
79 2018/2024(BUD) 2019 budget: mandate for trilogue
2018/04/30 AGRI 44 amendments...
source: PE-621.108
2018/05/03 CULT 35 amendments...
source: PE-621.120

History

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    • The Committee on Budgets adopted the report by Daniele VIOTTI (S&D, IT) on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2019 draft budget.

      The motion for a resolution sets out the principles to be followed during the 2019 budgetary negotiations with the Council. It makes the following points:

      Reinforcing solidarity and preparing for a sustainable future: Members welcomed the Commission proposal and believes that it corresponds broadly to Parliament’s own priorities. In particular, the committee:

      • welcomed the proposed reinforcements to Horizon 2020, the Connecting Europe Facility(CEF), Erasmus+ and programmes contributing to increase the security of EU citizens. Members pointed, however, to the need to further reinforce support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and to dedicate appropriate resources to the digitalisation of EU industry and the promotion of digital skills and digital entrepreneurship, as well as to programmes supportive of young people, and specifically ErasmusPro. The Erasmus+ budget for 2019 needs to be at least doubled;
      • regretted the fact that the small increase for the EU programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME), a successful programme which has far more applicants than recipients of funding;
      • remained committed to the fight against unemployment and against youth unemployment in particular. The Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) should be further strengthened, thus reflecting the need to step up EU funding in order to achieve the Pillar of Social Rights;
      • called for an increase in climate spending so that the EU might meet its target of climate mainstreaming of at least 20 % during 2014-2020;
      • believed that ensuring the security of the Union's citizens and addressing the challenges of migration and refugees remain two top Union priorities in 2019 and that spending in these areas should be maintained at a level that is adequate to respond to the needs raised by the migration and refugee crisis in the African continent, especially in the Sahel, as well as in the Levant countries and the Mediterranean sea;
      • regretted the Commission’s proposal for the funding of the second tranche of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey (FRT). While supporting the continuation of the FRT, Members t maintained that the EU budget should contribute to its financing to the sum of EUR 1 billion, with Member States contributing EUR 2 billion by means of bilateral contributions, in order to leave sufficient margins under the MFF special instruments for unforeseen events in the last two years of the current MFF;
      • invited the Commission to remain vigilant on the evolution of payments, so as to allow the budgetary authority to take the necessary measures to avoid an abnormal backlog in due time.

      Subheading 1a - Competitiveness for growth and jobs: in comparison with 2018, the Commission proposal for 2019 corresponds to an increase in commitments of +3.9 %, to EUR 22 860 million. Members recalled that programmes related to research and innovation, such as Horizon 2020, are essential for the creation of jobs and competitiveness within Europe. They believed that the envelope of Erasmus+ should be able to meet the eligible demand for this programme, notably that linked to lifelong learning.

      Subheading 1b – Economic, social and territorial cohesion:  total commitment appropriations amount to EUR 57 113.4 million, representing an increase of 2.8 % compared to the 2018 budget; the proposed amount of EUR 47 050.8 million in payment appropriations is 1.1 % higher than in 2018.

      Members noted the Commission’s proposal to fund the continuation of the YEI, as well as the proposed mobilisation of EUR 233.3 million from the Global Margin for commitments. Any increase in the dedicated allocation for the YEI should be matched with the corresponding amounts from the European Social Fund (ESF).

      Heading 2 – Sustainable growth: natural resources: the proposed amount is EUR 59 991.1 million in commitments (+1.2 % compared to 2018) and EUR 57 790.4 million in payments (3 %) for Heading 2; EAGF expenditure for 2019 is estimated at EUR 44 162.5 million, which is lower than in the 2018 budget (by EUR -547.9 million).

      Noting that the Commission has left a EUR 344.9 million margin under the ceiling of Heading 2, Members called on the Commission to ensure that the margin left under the ceilings is sufficient to address any crises that may arise.

      Heading 3 – Security and Citizenship: a total of EUR 3 728.5 million in commitment appropriations is proposed, which represents a 6.7 % increase over 2018, and the total for payment appropriations is EUR 3 486.4 million, i.e. a 17 % increase over last year’s proposals. Members expected the pressure on some Member States’ migration and asylum systems, as well as on their borders, to remain high in 2019, and urged the Union to remain vigilant regarding any future, unpredictable needs in these areas.

      In the context of a wide range of security concerns, including changing forms of radicalisation, cybercrime, violence and terrorism that surpass individual Member States’ capacity to respond, the EU budget should encourage cooperation on security-related matters with the help of established EU agencies.

      Heading 4 – Global Europe: the overall increase in proposed financing amounts to EUR 11 384.2 million (+13.1 % compared with the 2018 budget) in commitment appropriations. This increase is linked primarily to the financing of the second tranche of the FRT.

      Members remained convinced that the challenges that the EU’s external action is faced with call for sustained funding exceeding the current size of Heading 4. They maintained that new initiatives should be funded with fresh appropriations and that all flexibility options should be fully used. They opposed, however, the proposed financing of the FRT extension, as it would substantially limit both the funding possibilities of other priority areas within Heading 4.

      Administration: expenditure is increased by 3.0 % compared to the 2018 budget, up to EUR 9 956.9 million (+EUR 291.4 million) in commitment appropriations. Members noted that, as for the previous budgetary exercise, the increase is mostly driven by the evolution of pensions (+ EUR 116.7 million), representing 20.2 % of Heading 5 expenditure. They observe that the share of expenditure on administration in the draft budget remains unchanged at a level of 6.0 % in commitment appropriations.

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    • The European Parliament adopted by 399 votes to 146 with 87 abstentions a resolution on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2019 draft budget.

      The resolution sets out the principles to be followed during the 2019 budgetary negotiations with the Council. It makes the following points:

      Reinforcing solidarity and preparing for a sustainable future: Members welcomed the Commission proposal and believes that it corresponds broadly to Parliament’s own priorities, these being sustainable growth, innovation, competitiveness, security, the fight against climate change and the transition to renewable energy and migration, and a particular focus on young people.

      In particular, Parliament:

      • welcomed the proposed reinforcements to Horizon 2020, the Connecting Europe Facility(CEF), Erasmus+ and programmes contributing to increase the security of EU citizens. Members pointed, however, to the need to further reinforce support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and to dedicate appropriate resources to the digitalisation of EU industry and the promotion of digital skills and digital entrepreneurship, as well as to programmes supportive of young people, and specifically ErasmusPro. The Erasmus+ budget for 2019 needs to be at least doubled;
      • regretted the fact that the small increase for the EU programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME), a successful programme which has far more applicants than recipients of funding;
      • remained committed to the fight against unemployment and against youth unemployment in particular. The Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) should be further strengthened, thus reflecting the need to step up EU funding in order to achieve the Pillar of Social Rights;
      • called for an increase in climate spending so that the EU might meet its target of climate mainstreaming of at least 20 % during 2014-2020;
      • disapproved of the proposed decrease of the total contribution to biodiversity protection to 8.2 %, which is in contrast to the objective of halting and reversing the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services by 2020;
      • believed that ensuring the security of the Union's citizens and addressing the challenges of migration and refugees remain two top Union priorities in 2019 and that spending in these areas should be maintained at a level that is adequate to respond to the needs raised by the migration and refugee crisis and to support significant legislative initiatives such as such as the revision of the Dublin Regulation, the establishment of the Entry/Exit System and the European Travel Information and Authorisation System, or the upgrading of the Schengen Information System;
      • regretted the Commission’s proposal for the funding of the second tranche of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey (FRT). While supporting the continuation of the FRT, Members t maintained that the EU budget should contribute to its financing to the sum of EUR 1 billion, with Member States contributing EUR 2 billion by means of bilateral contributions, in order to leave sufficient margins under the MFF special instruments for unforeseen events in the last two years of the current MFF;
      • invited the Commission to remain vigilant on the evolution of payments, so as to allow the budgetary authority to take the necessary measures to avoid an abnormal backlog and unpaid bills in due time.

      Subheading 1a - Competitiveness for growth and jobs: in comparison with 2018, the Commission proposal for 2019 corresponds to an increase in commitments of +3.9 %, to EUR 22 860 million. Members recalled that programmes related to research and innovation, such as Horizon 2020, are essential for the creation of jobs and competitiveness within Europe. They believed that the envelope of Erasmus+ should be able to meet the eligible demand for this programme, notably that linked to lifelong learning. They noted with concern the discussions on the financing of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC).

      Subheading 1b – Economic, social and territorial cohesion:  total commitment appropriations amount to EUR 57 113.4 million, representing an increase of 2.8 % compared to the 2018 budget; the proposed amount of EUR 47 050.8 million in payment appropriations is 1.1 % higher than in 2018.

      Members called on the Commission and the Member States to resolve the remaining problems with a view to the successful implementation of the 2014-2020 programmes.

      They noted the Commission’s proposal to fund the continuation of the YEI, as well as the proposed mobilisation of EUR 233.3 million from the Global Margin for commitments. Any increase in the dedicated allocation for the YEI should be matched with the corresponding amounts from the European Social Fund (ESF).

      Heading 2 – Sustainable growth: natural resources: the proposed amount is EUR 59 991.1 million in commitments (+1.2 % compared to 2018) and EUR 57 790.4 million in payments (3 %) for Heading 2; EAGF expenditure for 2019 is estimated at EUR 44 162.5 million, which is lower than in the 2018 budget (by EUR -547.9 million).

      Noting that the Commission has left a EUR 344.9 million margin under the ceiling of Heading 2, Members called on the Commission to ensure that the margin left under the ceilings is sufficient to address any crises that may arise.  Increased volatility of agricultural markets, such as experienced with the Russian ban, might justify recourse to this margin.

      Heading 3 – Security and Citizenship: a total of EUR 3 728.5 million in commitment appropriations is proposed, which represents a 6.7 % increase over 2018, and the total for payment appropriations is EUR 3 486.4 million, i.e. a 17 % increase over last year’s proposals. Members expected the pressure on some Member States’ migration and asylum systems, as well as on their borders, to remain high in 2019, and urged the Union to remain vigilant regarding any future, unpredictable needs in these areas. Parliament called in this regard for the reinforcement of the means of control at the external borders, and in this context for an adequate funding and staffing of the EU agencies dealing with these issues.

      In the context of a wide range of security concerns, including changing forms of radicalisation, cybercrime, violence and terrorism that surpass individual Member States’ capacity to respond, the EU budget should encourage cooperation on security-related matters with the help of established EU agencies. In this context, Parliament questioned how this high-risk security context is reconcilable with the proposed significant decrease of commitment appropriations (-26.6 %) for the ISF.

      Heading 4 – Global Europe: the overall increase in proposed financing amounts to EUR 11 384.2 million (+13.1 % compared with the 2018 budget) in commitment appropriations. This increase is linked primarily to the financing of the second tranche of the FRT.

      Members remained convinced that the challenges that the EU’s external action is faced with call for sustained funding exceeding the current size of Heading 4. They maintained that new initiatives should be funded with fresh appropriations and that all flexibility options should be fully used. They opposed, however, the proposed financing of the FRT extension, as it would substantially limit both the funding possibilities of other priority areas within Heading 4.

      Administration: expenditure is increased by 3.0 % compared to the 2018 budget, up to EUR 9 956.9 million (+EUR 291.4 million) in commitment appropriations. Members noted that, as for the previous budgetary exercise, the increase is mostly driven by the evolution of pensions (+ EUR 116.7 million), representing 20.2 % of Heading 5 expenditure. They observe that the share of expenditure on administration in the draft budget remains unchanged at a level of 6.0 % in commitment appropriations.

      Lastly, Parliament welcomed the creation of two new EU bodies to be considered as decentralised agencies, respectively the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) and the European Labour Authority (ELA).

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