law breaches and conflict of interests

10 Jun: Czechia: MEPs demand action on rule of law breaches and conflict of interests

(Source: European Parliament)

Parliament’s concerns about conflicts of interest in Czechia are confirmedAgrofert must repay EU and national subsidiesActivate rule of law mechanism if Commission confirms breachesSystem of reporting beneficiaries of EU funds needs to be urgently upgraded

The now-recognised conflict of interest of Czech Prime Minister Babiš needs to be resolved, and concerns on the rule of law breaches in Czechia addressed.

In a resolution adopted on Thursday with 505 votes in favour, 30 against and 155 abstentions, MEPs deplore the reported attempts in March 2020 by the Czech government to legalise Prime Minister Babiš’s conflicts of interest via ad hoc legislation. MEPs …