• Speaker: Marta Andreasen MEP, UK Independence Party (South East), EFD Group in the European Parliament (Europe of Freedom and Democracy).
• Item on Agenda: Hearing on Budgetary control of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), the European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM) and the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) - (CONT/7/08928)
• Response: Marco Buti, Director-General, Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN ) Directorate General
Also includes the opinion of the Dutch Council of State and of the Dutch government on the ESM treaty: Jan van den Bos, on behalf of Kees Vendrik, vice-president of the Dutch Court of Auditors (indisposed)
• Full agenda and session (video)