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EU Budget: Why Brussels bureaucrats should fight the fat

Thursday, 22 Nov, 2012 - 01:25

Nov. 22 - Europe's capital is telling member states to reduce spending but people are looking at the centre and finding what looks like fat.

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-- bureaucrats have been on strike demanding more money. Not to lose that goes down well with the millions in Spain Portugal and Greece bearing the brunt of austerity measures. Britain has long been a critique of excess spending by bureaucrats. With the European Commission argues it's this already made -- Symbolic recent developments. Suggest otherwise. Each -- all of the shifts from Brussels to Strasbourg. The European council this building a shiny new head coach is right students how long. Didn't cool to -- just says fall in the sense of spending in the last budget was irregular. Yeah between 45 and a 100000 units. Compare that with -- between eighteen and 50000 to international civil service. He institutions have well stuffed -- Seles containing some 47000. Bottles of red lights and some opening. But not everyone is complaining. Popular restaurants in Strasbourg concedes ratings go up as much as 13%. When parliament comes to town. Modular buildings destroyed since.

EU Budget: Why Brussels bureaucrats should fight the fat

Thursday, 22 Nov, 2012 - 01:25

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