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Latest update : 2012-03-29

Janusz Lewandowski, European Budget Commissionner

As countries across Europe struggle with debt, the EU is also being asked to be more frugal. Janusz Lewandowski, the EU Budget Commissioner, speaks to Douglas Herbert about his austerity plan and the tough economic climate in Europe. Jean-Dominique Giuliani, Chairman of the Robert Schuman Fondation, that is our partner on this programme, asks him his question.

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