Report on lagging regions in the European Union

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Series Details 2017/2208(INI)
Publication Date 13/03/2018
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The report highlights that the consequences of the economic and financial crisis reduced the margins of budgetary policies, leading to public investment cuts. It suggests that projects that build cohesion among EU regions must remain at the heart of EU investment policies, despite pressures on the EU budget.

Background information:

This document is the Parliament's response to another report, published by the European Commission in April 2017. This had been published in the framework of an initiative launched by the Commission in June 2015 to examine the factors that hold back growth and investment in the low-income and low-growth EU region.

+ Report on competitiveness in low-growth and low-income regions, April 2017

The European Parliament adopted on 13 March 2018 a report on the challenges facing the lagging regions across the European Union.

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European Parliament: Press Release, 13.03.18: Poorest EU regions need continued support and tailored strategies to catch up

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Countries / Regions
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