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EU roadshow that allows public to grill senior Eurocrats has visited nearly every country EXCEPT Britain

Citizens’ Dialogue meetings were held in 25 of the 28 member states
But Britain has not hosted one since February 2014
The event gives voters a chance to grill high-ranking eurocrats
By MARTIN DELGADO FOR THE MAIL ON SUNDAY

A roadshow which gives voters a crucial chance to grill high-ranking eurocrats has visited nearly every EU country in the past two years – except Britain.
Last year alone, so-called Citizens’ Dialogue meetings, in which EU commissioners have to face public scrutiny, were held in 25 of the 28 member states.
But Britain has not hosted one since February 2014.
Citizens' Dialogue meetings, in which EU commissioners have to face public scrutiny, were held in 25 of the 28 member states 
Citizens’ Dialogue meetings, in which EU commissioners have to face public scrutiny, were held in 25 of the 28 member states


Last night Eurosceptic Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan said: ‘Persuading the UK to stay in the EU depends on disguising from people the Commission’s plans for closer European integration. If these plans were discussed openly, the British people would vote to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum.’
In 2015, there were 53 Citizens’ Dialogue events, including five each in France, Slovakia and Italy and four in Latvia, raising such hot topics as migration and the economy.
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has praised the £800,000-a-year scheme.
But the UK has been frozen out since he won the top job in November 2014, after a bruising battle against David Cameron’s protests The omission is surprising given Britain’s upcoming referendum on EU membership.
A European Commission spokesman confirmed last night that there ‘no plans for one in the UK in the coming months’.
The Commission added: ‘Scheduling of Citizens’ Dialogues depends largely on individual commissioners’ travel plans and availability.
‘Citizens’ Dialogues are of course not the only channel for the Commission and its president to listen to the views of British citizens.’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3446103/EU-roadshow-allows-public-grill-senior-Eurocrats-visited-nearly-country-EXCEPT-Britain.html

One comment

  • 15th February 2016 - 11:28 am | Permalink

    Well, well, well. I wonder why the EU Elite do not want to come to Britain and be questioned by the British Public.

    Could it be that the EU wishes to do what British Politicians have done all along and kept us in the dark on what is actually going on?

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