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LibLink: Edward McMillan-Scott – End the European Parliament’s “travelling circus”

EU Parliament Brussels - Some rights reserved by PoetografieEdward McMillan-Scott MEP is the only British Vice-President of the European Parliament and has been leading the campaign for a single seat for the European Parliament. On the British Influence website he writes:

For four days each month, the European Parliament leaves its working base in Brussels, the EU’s political capital, and descends on Strasbourg, its official ‘Seat’ for debates and votes. In addition, half of the Parliament’s staff work in Luxembourg. This arrangement costs €180 million and 19,000 tonnes of C02 every

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MEPs to press for treaty change for Single Seat following ECJ ruling

Today the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in Case C-237/11 (Joined Cases C-237/11, C-238/11), France v European Parliament against MEPs’ decision to merge two Strasbourg plenary sessions into one week in October.

Senior Liberal Democrat MEP Edward McMillan-Scott, European Parliament Vice President and co-founder of the cross-party Single Seat campaign commented:

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  • User AvatarTCO 28th Apr - 12:48pm
    @Robert. "And then they went into coalition with the devil." Really? Is this the Conservative and Unionist and Hell (Lower Elements) Party that you're talking...
  • User AvatarChrisB 28th Apr - 12:41pm
    I don't understand why people are crediting Farage with having any real say in the future. He's predicted to win 1-2 seats - nobody took...
  • User AvatarStephen Hesketh 28th Apr - 12:40pm
    Malcolm Todd28th Apr '15 - 12:12pm "Wow, paul. The surge is coming. What was your date for Lib Dems being bigger than Labour, again?" Very...
  • User AvatarTCO 28th Apr - 12:38pm
    @David Evans I'm not talking about members, I'm talking about support. Go and look at the opinion poll graphs for 2010 and how they slide...
  • User AvatarStephen Hesketh 28th Apr - 12:35pm
    TCO28th Apr '15 - 11:51am "The truth of the matter Mr H is that the left-leaning supporters we had ran away in 2010 right after...
  • User AvatarRobert 28th Apr - 12:33pm
    Yes and then they went into a coalition with the devil, now they have to pay the price.