Allowances for former commissioners

Publication date: 
Thursday, February 3, 2011
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A number of MEPs from different political families wish to see a reform of the system of allowances paid to former European commissioners and a more stringent code of conduct applying to them.


Member of the European Parliament from both left- and right-wing parties that spoke on an event organised by ALTER-EU and J@ys (Journalists at your service) spoke out for stricter rules regarding ex-commissioners allowances among other issues, like the continuing revolving door practices.