Monday October 26, 2020

Court may force MEPs to disclose expenses details

A team of journalists requested four years of copies of spending records of MEPs representing their own countries

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

29th October, 2017
Anuška Delić, an investigative journalist with Slovenia’s main daily newspaper

MEPs could be forced to publish details of the expenses they claim if journalists are successful in the European Court of Justice.

The court recently held a hearing on whether the public has the right to know details of MEPs’ expenses.

The case was initiated by Anuška Delić, an investigative journalist with Slovenia’s main daily newspaper, who gathered a team of journalists to represent all EU member states.

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