Sunday, October 25, 2009

Spendthrift EU Presidency?

Did Nicolas Sarkozy spend too much on the French EU presidency? The Cour des Comptes has raised a collective eybrow. It seems a tad punctilious, however, given that the Parlement authorized 190 million euros for the purpose out of which 171 million were spent. The time to draw the line is before the checks are written, not after.

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