While the European Parliament has its headquarters in Brussels, it travels monthly to Strasbourg, France for plenary sessions where members meet in committee, debate, and vote on adoption of reports and proposals.But it is expensive. There are 732 Members of the European Parliament, with thousands of aides and staff members, ancillary help for Brussels and Strasbourg, and the cost of travelling and accommodations for the monthly trip to France, as well as interpreters, daily allowances and perks...

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