Vote on proposals for a European banking union (EBU): - extracts from the vote

Type: News   Reference: 86766   Duration: 00:02:12  Lieu: Strasbourg, France - European Parliament
End production: 13/09/2012   First transmission: 13/09/2012
MEPs adopted on Thursday a resolution warning member states that the proposed banking union must be ambitious but that current plans will lead to a system that is neither transparent nor democratically accountable. On Wednesday the issue has been debated with Michel Barnier, the Commissioner responsible for the internal market. He said that that the draft legislation unveiled by the European Commission the same day to give the European Central Bank over-riding powers over bank supervision in the eurozone was unprecedented in terms of polling economic and financial sovereignty.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior view of the EP, Strasbourg 00:00:05
00:00:10 General view of the EP plenary hall 00:00:05
00:00:15 Chair President launching the vote 00:00:05
00:00:20 Views during the e-vote 00:01:09
00:01:29 E-vote results recital C/2 : Total voters 534 ; in favor 391 , against 135 ; abstentions.8 00:00:43
00:02:12 END 00:00:00
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