EU Parliament to call for €2tr recovery pack

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By Lewis McLellan
14 May 2020

The European Parliament was on Thursday set to agree a declaration to the European Commission calling for a “massive recovery package”.

The vote, held over Wednesday and Thursday, is non-binding, merely reflecting the opinion of the Parliament. The Commission’s verdict is expected around May 20.

Nevertheless, Ursula von der Leyen, the Commission's president, made a speech to the Parliament in which she said that the recovery package would consist ...

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