20th February – The UK and the EU Budget

European Commission

The UK and the EU Budget

20th February 2013, 2.00pm – 5.30pm, followed by a reception

Mary Sumner House, 24 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3RB


14.00 – 14.05: Welcome and Introduction
Professor Stephen Haseler, Director, Global Policy Institute

14.05 – 14.35: What Future for the Next Financial Perspective?
Vasco Cal, Economic Adviser, Bureau of European Policy Advisers, European Commission

14.35 – 15.05: Negotiating the Financial Perspective
Dr Giacomo Benedetto, Lecturer in Politics, Royal Holloway, University of London

15.05 – 15.30: Questions & Comments from the audience

15.30 – 16.00: Coffee & Tea

16.00 – 16.30: Policies, Peoples and the Perspective
Professor Alan Greer, Associate Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of the West of England

16.30 – 17.15: Questions & Comments from the audience

17.15 – 17.30: Comments and Conclusions from the Chairman
Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust

17.30 – 18.30: Reception

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This conference was co-funded by the European Commission Representation in the UK.