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“Fact-based conversation needed in EP election campaign”

“The upcoming European elections will not only determine the composition of the European parliament but will also have a huge impact on the EU’s policies and budget over the next five years” – said BUSINESSEUROPE President Emma Marcegaglia and EP President Martin Schulz in a joint article. A thorough, fact-based conversation on the virtues of deepening European integration needs to take place across the Union in the period ahead of the vote. The stakes are high, with 507 million people represented in a unique supranational parliament with 24 official languages, so let the debates and decisions be taken with full access to the facts – the article says.

Last updated: 19 September 2015