Strong code is only way to regain trust says Friends of the Earth Europe

Opinion letter on the MEP Code of Conduct

On 1 December, MEPs will vote on the proposed MEPs' Code of Conduct, following its approval by the Constitutional Affairs Committee.

Friends of the Earth Europe welcomes European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek’s efforts to introduce tighter rules in Parliament after the “cash for influence” scandal last spring, and has supported his consensus approach ever since.

Under the proposed rules, MEPs would not be allowed to receive money in order to lobby their collea...

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