Half measures will not end revolving doors scandals around former EU Commissioners; ALTER-EU comments on leaked draft Code of Conduct for Commissioners

Publication date: 
Friday, January 14, 2011

The European Commission's new draft Code of Conduct includes a number of improvements, but fails to effectively tackle the revolving doors problem. The changes announced are too weak to prevent potential conflicts of interest when ex-Commissioners take up new roles. Therefore, it is crucial that the European Parliament substantially improves the draft Code of Conduct.

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