Monday

23rd Jan 2017

Ticker

Schulz' presidential perks stay in the spotlight

European Parliament president Martin Schulz last month renounced his €304 daily allowance while he campaigns for the top job at the European Commission, but he has continued to benefit from a special monthly tax-free residence allowance (3,700€) and a representation allowance (1,418€) per month as EU parliament chief, reports Handelsblatt.

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