At the aggregate level, MPs are generally in favour of an EU fund compensating member states and local communities for the costs of intra-EU migration. There are, however, notable differences at the country level.
«The COVID crisis pitted ‘frugal’ countries in Northern Europe, sceptical of sharing risks with economically weaker member states, against a group of countries that vocally called for fiscal solidarity. While this has revived divisions that we had already seen 10 years ago, this time the pro-fiscal solidarity coalition has grown bigger. »