Commission conforms to Ombudsman suggestion

Commission conforms to Ombudsman suggestion


The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, today welcomed the European Commission's decision to disclose documents on the UK opt-out from the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. This follows a complaint from the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS), a Brussels-based NGO, which wanted to examine why UK citizens do not enjoy the same fundamental rights as other EU citizens.

As Mr Diamandouros stated: "Public access to documents concerning how EU law is adopted is key t...


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