Pan-European parties statute to be taken to Court

The statute for European political parties, adopted today by the European Parliament, has been deemed discriminatory by the smaller political groups. They risk not being entitled to funding.

Some euro-parliamentarians have also warned that they will take the case to the European Court of Justice.

After the go-ahead by the EU foreign affairs ministers last Monday, the European Parliament on Thursday (19 June) adopted the report on this matter with 345 votes in favour, 102 against a...

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