MEPs today endorsed a proposal to continue providing food, basic material assistance and social welfare to EU's poorest citizens from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) from 2014 to 2020. The agreed budget for the fund is €3.5 bn.

EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor welcomed the Parliament’s decision to help EU’s most deprived. As he said in a statement: “This Fund will give Member States valuable support in their efforts to help Europ...

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