European Parliament approved the European Medicines Agency's move from London to Amsterdam, on the condition that the authorities report on the progress of the construction of the new EMA office on Zuidas every quarter, ANP reports.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) confirmed that it is moving from London to Amsterdam due to the Brexit on Wednesday. The EMA notified the European budgetary authority about the move, and started the procedure to make the move possible, Het Parool reports.
The budgetary authority will give its opinion on the move within the next four weeks.
The Italian protest against the relocation of the European Medication Agency from London to Amsterdam continued during a so-called fact-finding mission which took place in Amsterdam on Thursday.
Italy plans to urge European institutions to reconsider the decision to move the European Medicines Agency from London to Amsterdam due to the Brexit, AD reports based on sources around the Italian government in Rome.
A nail-biting lottery is how Amsterdam is now officially the next home of the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Roughly 900 jobs will move to Amsterdam, with staffers needing to choose between staying in the UK or making the move to the Netherlands.
The European Union's EMA will formally leave London, United Kingdom beginning in March 2019 because of the impending Brexit.