Over 100 NGOs call for full lobby transparency
To: Mr Frans Timmermans
Vice President European Commission
11 May 2015
Over 100 NGOs including HEAL, and trade unions from across Europe, support the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity and call on the EU Commission to take strong and urgent action to create a high-quality and legally-binding EU lobby transparency register.
Lobby transparency is vital to reduce unethical lobbying and also to begin to ensure a better balance between corporate and public interest groups in the access to, and influence they have on, decision-making processes.
The NGOs and Trade Unions welcome the steps the Juncker Commission has taken to increase lobby transparency at the European level, but the EU lobby register still has major weaknesses.
Read the full letter here
Originally posted on 13 May 2015
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