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Expense allowance still abused by MEP's

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Published on Feb 4, 2009

A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in Brussels earns approx. 14,700 euros per month, according to this RTL Report . How much the MEPs have to work (or don't work) for their €14,700 is the subject of this on-site RTL investigation in Brussels. This report is about MEPs who sign in on attendance lists and then disappear immediately for their weekend. RTL investigating journalists were thrown out of the EU building in Brussels during their work.

Some MEPs try to justify themselves, some to invent excuses, again others flee before the camera and dash off to lifts or also in their confusion bump into the wall (German MEP of the Green Party)!

Hans-Peter Martin, MEP from Austria:
"A Member of the European Parliament earns on an average more than the German Chancellor Frau Merkel and one wants to hide this from the electorate. Therefore, one obviously must get rid of reporters investigating this."

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