Plenary Session Budget
12-06-2012 - 13:20
Over €18 million in European Solidarity Fund (ESF) aid to help repair flood damage in Italy's Tuscany and Liguria regions was approved by the European Parliament in a vote on Tuesday.
The aid, totalling €18,061,682, is to be used to repair extensive damage caused by the October 2011 floods to businesses, homes and infrastructure. The resolution was drafted by José Manuel Fernandes (EPP, Portugal), and approved with 658 votes in favour, 7 against and 16 abstentions.