Corruption allegations: Parliament has to seize the moment, MEPs say

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. One month after the allegations and charges against some MEPs, Parliament took stock of developments and demanded concrete action to close loopholes. Opening the debate on behalf of the European Commission, Commissioner Ylva Johansson decried the “few who had put at risk the good […]

Corruption allegations: MEPs call for full internal investigation

Opening the debate, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, said there must be zero tolerance for corruption. Applauding the work of the Belgian prosecutors, law enforcement, alongside EP President Metsola, MEPs and officials, for their full support and decisive action, she called the allegations extremely serious. To anyone accepting payoffs, she said: “Shame on you. […]