Paul de Clerck from Alter-EU, an alliance for lobbying transparency, said Zalba should resign immediately. He said the scandal had shown that rules on transparency and ethics in the Parliament were "far too weak". MEPs, he added, must draft tougher rules, including a ban on lobbying and other secondary jobs "that lead to a conflict of interests for MEPs".
Spanish MEP named in 'influence-for-cash' scandal
Monday, March 28, 2011