Plenary and Committee Speeches

One minute speech (European Central Bank) – 25.02.2015

Sur President, il-Konvenzjoni Ewropea ta’ xi tnax-il sena ilu kellha tfassal kostituzzjoni għall-Ewropa. Ġara li din ġiet miċħuda mill-istess pajjiżi Ewropej li kienu fil-quddiem ta’ sforzi favur għaqda dejjem eqreb fl-Ewropa. Sadattant kienet twaqqfet għaqda monetarja fin-nuqqas ta’ għaqda ekonomika. Ġarret fiha diverġenzi ekonomiċi kbar bejn l-istati membri tagħha. Fl-aħħar snin iż-żona tal-euro ġarrbet riċessjoni

Plenary and Committee Speeches

AGS – Shadow rapporteurship statement – 02/2015

As shadow rapporteur for the S&D, my thanks go to Mr Rosati for his proactive initiatives as rapporteur and to the other shadow rapporteurs for their stimulating inputs. At the start of our exercise, I had characterised our point of departure as one where two different appreciations of the economic realities in Europe prevailed. On