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21st Feb 2019

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MEPs back greater transparency on lobbyist meetings

MEPs on Thursday backed measures to require committee chairs, and others who draft reports, to publish any meetings they hold with lobbyists. The vote was a secret ballot largely pushed by German centre-right deputies, who opposed the pro-transparency amendment in a report by a British Labour MEP.

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