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Transparency of MEP expenses: Constitutional committee wants public accountability

This Thursday, the European Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee (AFCO) decided that the Parliament’s Bureau shall make it much easier for citizens to compare how MEPs spend their General Expenditure Allowance (GEA). So far, MEPs receive 4.416 Euros per month as a tax free lump-sum for office costs and the like, for which no receipts have […]