EP vote on European Semester for economic policy coordination - employment and social aspects in the annual growth survey 2013: - extracts from the vote on the report Veronica LOPE FONTAGNÉ (EPP, ES)

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End production: 07/02/2013   First transmission: 07/02/2013
Much more must be done this year to cut unemployment, thoroughly democratise EU economic governance and ensure that structural reforms foster growth, says Parliament's opinion, voted Thursday, on the European Commission’s Annual Growth Survey of the EU. This survey kicks off this year’s European Semester process of economic policy coordination among EU member states. The House adopted the resolution drafted by Veronica Lope Fontagné (EPP, ES) on behalf of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. The resolution focuses ont the need to assess the likely short-term impact of austerity measures, especially in countries in recession. The text urges the Commission to adjust the impact of the multiplier effects of austerity measures on employment and social conditions, according to the IMF recent revisions. The resoluton was approved by 483 votes to 104, with 20 abstentions.

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00:00:00 TITLE : EP vote on European Semester for economic policy coordination - employment and social aspects in the annual growth survey 2013: extracts from the vote on the report Veronica LOPE FONTAGNÉ (EPP, ES) 00:00:00
00:00:00 Opening of the vote. 00:00:05
00:00:05 EXTERIOR SHOT of the European Parliament, Strasbourg 00:00:07
00:00:12 CLOSE SHOT on Rapporteur Veronica LOPE FONTAGNÉ (EPP, ES) 00:00:22
00:00:34 Display of the results of the vote : 607 voting 483 in favour 104 against 20 abstentions 00:00:06
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