The EU’s 2010 budget was approved at the second reading by the Budgets Committee on Wednesday. This vote confirmed the 18 November budget conciliation agreement with the Council of Ministers and retained Parliament’s first-reading priorities, notably on energy and entrepreneurship.
The EU’s 2010 budget was agreed by conciliation delegations from Parliament and the Council on Wednesday evening. They found funding for the EU economic recovery plan and of the closure of the Bulgarian nuclear plant Kozlodoy and agreed on emergency aid to milk producers. Payments will be €122,937 million, splitting the difference between the two sides’ initial proposals