COVID-19 pandemic: the EU’s policy response and its implications for the UK Contents



1 Introduction

Purpose of this Report

2 Movement of people and goods

Guidelines for border management

Temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU

Supplies of medical and personal protective equipment

3 Economic support measures

Relaxation of EU State aid rules

Waiver of fiscal rules under the Stability & Growth Pact

Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme

Amendment to the Airport Slots Regulation

4 Financial assistance from the EU budget

Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative

EU funding for research into a coronavirus vaccine

Emergency support from the EU budget

Overview of conclusions

Annex: List of EU documents and proposals related to the COVID-19 crisis

Formal minutes

Published: 1 April 2020