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April 23, 2024

Brussels Briefing: EU agrees ‘bullshit’ fiscal rules 

The European parliament says the agreed fiscal rules will better protect a government’s capability to invest © AFP via Getty Images
The European parliament says the agreed fiscal rules will better protect a government’s capability to invest © AFP via Getty Images

Green MEP lambasts lack of room for investment

“Tell me where?” asked an angry Philippe Lamberts, co-president of the Greens/European Free Alliance group in the European parliament, as MEPs geared up to vote in favour of fiscal rules that centre-right and centre-left politicians largely insist will give EU governments more bandwidth to invest.

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