and one of their counterparts in the EU:
1 Jan: Daily Mail: Jean Claude Juncker used private jets for almost half of his official visits this year, with one overnight trip costing £32,000, despite EU laws banning ‘air taxis’ unless there are no other flights
The European Commission President used jets for 21 out of 43 official trips
Daily Mail analysis revealed that his transport bill is likely hundreds of thousands
Mr Juncker used his 2018 State of the EU speech to warn of climate change
By David Churchill, Brussels Correspondent
Mr Juncker used his 2018 State of the EU speech to warn of the threat of climate change, which campaigners say is fuelled by emissions from air travel. He said Europeans want to ‘leave a cleaner planet for future generations’...
A spokesman claimed yesterday that the EU Commission is ‘one of the most transparent administrations in the world’.
‘The way we spend the EU budget is controlled annually by the democratically elected European Parliament