The European Parliament on September 14 adopted a comprehensive and innovative set of proposals to boost the transparency, accountability and integrity of the EU institutions.

Central to the report were ways to curb the influence of powerful lobbies, which have long enjoyed privileged access to the decision-making process in Brussels.

The Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) backed efforts to establish an independent ethics committee, a “legislative foot...

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