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Financial Secretary to Treasury questioned on 2016 EU Budget

7 July 2015

The House of Lords EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee puts questions to David Gauke MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, on the 2016 EU Budget.

Peers will ask the Minister his assessment of next year's EU budget, whether the budgetary process has improved compared to last year, and whether the budget sets out to achieve the EU's aim to restore jobs, investment, growth and competitiveness.

The Minister will also be asked about Mario Monti's high level group on Own Resources, and the Commission's Regulation establishing the Investment Plan for Europe.


Tuesday 7 July, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster.

At 10.45am

  • David Gauke MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Possible questions

  • What is the Government's general intentions towards supporting the budget?
  • Have there been improvements in the budgetary process since last year?
  • Does the Commission's proposal ensure that the budget is used to promote jobs and growth?
  • How is the Government engaging with Mario Monti's High Level Group on Own Resources?

Further information

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