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European Parliament

the permanent legislative assembly of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) directly elected by the electors of the member countries of the EUROPEAN UNION.
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This shows just how redundant the Strasbourg Parliament is, and how much taxpayerS' money could be saved if we stopped using it altogether," she said.
However, any move to scrap the Strasbourg Parliament would be vetoed by France so it won't happen, however much MEPs from other countries complain.
They cheered and applauded in the Strasbourg parliament as commission president Jose Manuel Barroso gave up the struggle to steamroller his plans through against vehement opposition to outspoken Italian Rocco Buttiglione.
The Strasbourg parliament will next Tuesday vote on whether to extend the veto to importers from outside EC borders.
Ankara receives a big boost in its efforts to join the European Union, as the Strasbourg parliament approves its blueprint for accession.
Liberal Democrat Liz Lynne will travel to the Strasbourg Parliament tomorrow carrying prime cuts of Herefordshire beef in a Union Jack bag.
The scheme is causing outrage among EU officials who want the Strasbourg Parliament to end its involvement in the private pension fund.
But speaking at the Strasbourg Parliament, Mr Bradbourn, who is a leading member of the European Parliament's transport committee, said: "I don't see the need to pile extra taxation on to an industry which is already badly hit by the economic downturn.
Perhaps I might add that it was at the Strasbourg Parliament many years ago where I first met John Sargeant and was "entertained" at public expense