Barroso in Bethlehem, in July 2012 (Photo:

Barroso tops commission travel expenses in 2012

EU commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso's travel expenses in 2012 were almost three times as high as those of foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.

The EU commissioners' expenses for 2012 and 2013 were released by the EU commission following a freedom of information request filed by EUobserver. The correspondence and figures can be found here.

According to the figures released by the secretary gener...

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