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2021/0102(BUD) Amending budget 3/2021: surplus of the financial year 2020

Progress: Awaiting budgetary conciliation convocation

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead BUDG LARROUTUROU Pierre (icon: S&D S&D) RESSLER Karlo (icon: EPP EPP), TORVALDS Nils (icon: Renew Renew), CORMAND David (icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE), LAPORTE Hélène (icon: ID ID), RZOŃCA Bogdan (icon: ECR ECR), PAPADIMOULIS Dimitrios (icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL)
Lead committee dossier:

Events

2021/07/06
   EP - Decision by Parliament
Details

The European Parliament adopted by 641 votes to 36, with 8 abstentions, a resolution approving the Council position on Draft amending budget No 3/2021 of the European Union for the financial year 2021 - entering the surplus of the financial year 2020.

Parliament took note of the draft amending budget No 3/2021 presented by the Commission, which aims to enter in the 2021 budget the surplus from the financial year 2020, corresponding to EUR 1 768 617 610 . This surplus is mainly composed of a positive outturn of EUR 1 647.3 million and an under-spending of expenditure of EUR 121.3 million.

On the revenue side, the surplus is predominantly driven by a higher than expected collection of customs duties.

On the expenditure side, under-implementation in payments by the Commission reaches EUR 100.98 million for 2020 (of which EUR 61.7 million under Heading 5 - Administration, attributable to COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on missions, meetings, traineeships and recruitments), and EUR 120.38 million the under-implementation by the other institutions.

Parliament reiterated its position that all available means and unused funds in the EU budget, including the surplus, should be used to provide rapid financial assistance to those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Member States were invited to devote the expected reductions in their GNI-based contributions stemming from the 2020 surplus entirely to the budgeting of actions related to tackling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and to the recovery and resilience of the Union, to ensure an optimal allocation of the funds.

Documents
2021/06/28
   EP - Budgetary report tabled for plenary, 1st reading
Documents
2021/06/28
   EP - Budgetary report tabled for plenary
Documents
2021/06/23
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament
2021/06/22
   EP - Vote in committee
2021/06/21
   CSL - Council position on draft budget
Documents
2021/06/21
   CSL - Council position on draft budget published
Documents
2021/05/12
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2021/05/06
   EP - LARROUTUROU Pierre (S&D) appointed as rapporteur in BUDG
2021/04/15
   EC - Commission draft budget published
Details

PURPOSE: presentation by the European Commission of Draft Amending Budget (DAB) No 3/2021 to the 2021 General Budget.

CONTENT: Draft amending budget (DAB) No 3/2021 aims to enter in the 2021 budget the surplus resulting from the implementation of the 2020 budget year. The execution of the financial year 2020 shows a surplus of EUR 1 768 617 610, which is therefore entered as revenue in the 2021 budget.

Budgeting the surplus will reduce the total contribution of the Member States to the financing of the 2021 budget accordingly.

The combined net variations in Title 1 (Own Resources) and Title 3 (Surpluses, balances and adjustments) totals EUR 1 375 million. The additional amount budgeted for exchange rate differences (under title 3) more or less covers the shortfall in VAT and GNI own resources under title 1. Therefore, the surplus is predominantly driven by a higher than expected collection of customs duties.

The variations in Title 7 (Default interest and fines) amounts to EUR 268 million, which comprises competition fines and default interest, other penalty payments and interest linked to fines and penalty payments.

The Commission implemented 99.9 % of the authorised payment appropriations. The amount not implemented was EUR 101 million, of which EUR 62 million under Heading 5 - Administration that is attributable to the exceptional circumstances prevailing in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, which had a direct impact on the number of missions, meetings, traineeships and recruitments.

The under-implementation of the other institutions of EUR 120 million is slightly higher than in 2019 (EUR 82 million).

Documents

  • Decision by Parliament: T9-0321/2021
  • Budgetary report tabled for plenary, 1st reading: A9-0218/2021
  • Budgetary report tabled for plenary: A9-0218/2021
  • Council position on draft budget: 09904/2021
  • Council position on draft budget published: 09904/2021
  • Committee draft report: PE692.808
  • Commission draft budget published: COM(2021)0270
  • Commission draft budget published: EUR-Lex
  • Committee draft report: PE692.808
  • Council position on draft budget: 09904/2021
  • Budgetary report tabled for plenary, 1st reading: A9-0218/2021

Votes

Projet de budget rectificatif n° 3/2021: excédent de l’exercice 2020 - Draft amending budget No 3/2021: surplus of the financial year 2020 - Entwurf des Berichtigungshaushaltsplans Nr. 3/2021: Haushaltsüberschuss 2020 - A9-0218/2021 - Pierre Larrouturou - Vote unique

2021/07/06 Outcome: +: 641, -: 36, 0: 18
DE IT ES PL FR RO NL PT HU CZ BG SE EL BE SK AT IE DK HR LT FI LV SI MT CY LU EE
Total
95
75
59
50
78
32
29
21
21
21
17
20
20
20
14
19
13
14
12
10
14
8
8
6
6
6
7
icon: PPE PPE
174

Hungary PPE

1

Denmark PPE

For (1)

1

Latvia PPE

2

Malta PPE

2
2

Luxembourg PPE

2

Estonia PPE

For (1)

1
icon: S&D S&D
143

Czechia S&D

For (1)

1

Greece S&D

2

Lithuania S&D

2

Latvia S&D

2

Slovenia S&D

2

Cyprus S&D

2

Luxembourg S&D

For (1)

1

Estonia S&D

2
icon: Renew Renew
98

Italy Renew

2

Hungary Renew

2
3

Austria Renew

For (1)

1

Ireland Renew

2

Croatia Renew

For (1)

1

Lithuania Renew

1

Finland Renew

3

Latvia Renew

For (1)

1

Slovenia Renew

2

Luxembourg Renew

2

Estonia Renew

3
icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE
71

Spain Verts/ALE

3

Poland Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Netherlands Verts/ALE

3

Portugal Verts/ALE

1

Czechia Verts/ALE

3

Sweden Verts/ALE

3

Belgium Verts/ALE

3

Austria Verts/ALE

3

Ireland Verts/ALE

2

Denmark Verts/ALE

2

Lithuania Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Finland Verts/ALE

3

Latvia Verts/ALE

1

Luxembourg Verts/ALE

For (1)

1
icon: ECR ECR
63

Germany ECR

1

Romania ECR

1

Bulgaria ECR

2
3

Greece ECR

1

Slovakia ECR

For (1)

1

Croatia ECR

1

Lithuania ECR

1

Latvia ECR

2
icon: The Left The Left
39

Netherlands The Left

For (1)

1

Czechia The Left

1

Sweden The Left

For (1)

1

Belgium The Left

For (1)

1

Denmark The Left

1

Finland The Left

For (1)

1

Cyprus The Left

2
icon: NI NI
37

Germany NI

2

Netherlands NI

1

Greece NI

Against (1)

3

Slovakia NI

2

Croatia NI

2

Lithuania NI

1
icon: ID ID
70

Netherlands ID

Against (1)

1

Czechia ID

Against (1)

Abstain (1)

2

Austria ID

3

Denmark ID

Against (1)

1

Finland ID

2

Estonia ID

Against (1)

1

History

(these mark the time of scraping, not the official date of the change)

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  • The European Parliament adopted by 641 votes to 36, with 8 abstentions, a resolution approving the Council position on Draft amending budget No 3/2021 of the European Union for the financial year 2021 - entering the surplus of the financial year 2020.
  • Parliament took note of the draft amending budget No 3/2021 presented by the Commission, which aims to enter in the 2021 budget the surplus from the financial year 2020, corresponding to EUR 1 768 617 610 . This surplus is mainly composed of a positive outturn of EUR 1 647.3 million and an under-spending of expenditure of EUR 121.3 million.
  • On the revenue side, the surplus is predominantly driven by a higher than expected collection of customs duties.
  • On the expenditure side, under-implementation in payments by the Commission reaches EUR 100.98 million for 2020 (of which EUR 61.7 million under Heading 5 - Administration, attributable to COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on missions, meetings, traineeships and recruitments), and EUR 120.38 million the under-implementation by the other institutions.
  • Parliament reiterated its position that all available means and unused funds in the EU budget, including the surplus, should be used to provide rapid financial assistance to those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Member States were invited to devote the expected reductions in their GNI-based contributions stemming from the 2020 surplus entirely to the budgeting of actions related to tackling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and to the recovery and resilience of the Union, to ensure an optimal allocation of the funds.
docs/3
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  • PURPOSE: presentation by the European Commission of Draft Amending Budget (DAB) No 3/2021 to the 2021 General Budget.
  • CONTENT: Draft amending budget (DAB) No 3/2021 aims to enter in the 2021 budget the surplus resulting from the implementation of the 2020 budget year. The execution of the financial year 2020 shows a surplus of EUR 1 768 617 610, which is therefore entered as revenue in the 2021 budget.
  • Budgeting the surplus will reduce the total contribution of the Member States to the financing of the 2021 budget accordingly.
  • The combined net variations in Title 1 (Own Resources) and Title 3 (Surpluses, balances and adjustments) totals EUR 1 375 million. The additional amount budgeted for exchange rate differences (under title 3) more or less covers the shortfall in VAT and GNI own resources under title 1. Therefore, the surplus is predominantly driven by a higher than expected collection of customs duties.
  • The variations in Title 7 (Default interest and fines) amounts to EUR 268 million, which comprises competition fines and default interest, other penalty payments and interest linked to fines and penalty payments.
  • The Commission implemented 99.9 % of the authorised payment appropriations. The amount not implemented was EUR 101 million, of which EUR 62 million under Heading 5 - Administration that is attributable to the exceptional circumstances prevailing in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, which had a direct impact on the number of missions, meetings, traineeships and recruitments.
  • The under-implementation of the other institutions of EUR 120 million is slightly higher than in 2019 (EUR 82 million).
forecasts
  • date: 2021-07-05T00:00:00 title: Indicative plenary sitting date