The European Union, according to Commission president Jose Barroso, is founded on ‘European values’. Among these is the right not to be unfairly dismissed from your employment. So why has John Dalli lost his job?

He was dismissed after a report from OLAF, without Dalli seeing the ‘evidence’ against him. He still hasn’t seen it. The allegations made against him have been withdrawn.

If we preach ‘European values’ then we have to practice them.

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