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Shadow opinions (1)

OPINION on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2020
2019/09/06
Committee: ECON
Dossiers: 2019/2028(BUD)
Documents: PDF(130 KB) DOC(62 KB)
Authors: [{'name': 'Siegfried MUREŞAN', 'mepid': 124802}]

Amendments (5)

Amendment 7 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 1
1. Calls for the 2020 budget to contributegive as much consideration to European social and environmental objectives as to the fulfilment of the priorities outlined in the European Semester, namely to deliversupport high-quality private and public investment and reforms that increase productivity growth, continuingreduce inequality, strengthen social cohesion and continue to ensure macro-financial stability and sound public finances, and deepening the Single Market, as well asnd the completion of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU);
2047/01/16
Committee: ECON
Amendment 18 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2
2. Emphasises the importance of ensuring sufficient resources for the coordination and surveillance of macroeconomic policies as well transparent communication and outreach to EU citizens; recalls the need to improve the quality and language choice of the information presented online, so that it reflects more closely citizens’ frequent questions and respond in a compelling way and with factual arguments to criticism against the Euro and the monetary union;
2047/01/16
Committee: ECON
Amendment 25 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 a (new)
2a. Recalls that the Union Budget is fundamentally an investment budget, significantly contributing to finance the transition towards an ecological and equitable economy;
2047/01/16
Committee: ECON
Amendment 27 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 3
3. Calls for adequate resources for the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) in view of their new tasks; emphasizes that all three ESAs should receive adequate funding in order to be able to fulfil their newly assigned tasks and powers in consumer protection, supervision and in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing according to their specific mandates; underlines that the ESAs should continue to increase their efficiency without compromising on the quality of their work with a focus on continuous re-assessment of working methods and of effective use of human and financial resources; emphasises that the ESAs must stick to the tasks and to the mandate assigned to them by the European legislator;
2047/01/16
Committee: ECON
Amendment 40 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 4
4. Emphasises that funding to accounting entities and tax authorities should continueshould continue and that those entities should be accountable to the European Parliament; underlines the need for increased human and financial resources for tax authorities to fight tax fraud, evasion and aggressive tax planning; underlines the need for adequate funding for the European Commission’s proper assessment of anti- money laundering standards by Member States;
2047/01/16
Committee: ECON