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A Romanian neighbour? Most people wouldn’t even notice

Plus: Extradition, minimum wages and the European parliament

24 May 2014

9:00 AM

24 May 2014

9:00 AM

Parliamentary privilege

Some facts and figures about the European Parliament, according to the parliament:
— The parliament annually costs €3.10 per citizen in EU member states (compared with €7.30 for Westminster).
— It received 1.4 million visitors over the past four years, with 790,400 visiting the Parliamentarium.
And some facts from Single Seat, the campaign for the parliament to stop shuffling between Brussels and Strasbourg:
— It costs an extra €180 million a year to have more than one seat.

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