Sven Giegold
Member of the European Parliament – Greens/EFA Group

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Euractiv: EU Parliament pushes for bank tax

Published: 11 March 2010 An overwhelming majority of MEPs yesterday (10 March) pushed the EU executive to weigh up the costs and benefits of a possible tax on financial trading to compensate taxpayers for bank bailouts and plug public deficits. Background A…

EuropeanVoice: Council at odds with MEPs

Council at odds with MEPs over reforms By Jim Brunsden 18.02.2010 / 05:18 CET Commission proposal ‘weakened’ by Council but MEPs want to restore most of original proposal. EU governments, MEPs and the European Commission are deeply divided over proposals…