The European Parliament has voted to grant more public access to EU documents.

The parliament endorsed the report, by UK MEP Michael Cashman, which aims to increase the accessibility of documents to the public. It was voted in favour by 394 to 197 votes.

The Cashman report seeks to extend the scope of accessibility to beyond definition. At present, access is only granted to the European parliament, Council and Commission. Under proposals in the report, this would be extended to all EU...


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