MEPs grill Juncker over LuxLeaks: ‘You turned from Saul to Paul’

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker admitted on Tuesday (30 May) that he overlooked certain effects of Luxembourg’s tax policy during his tenure as prime minister of the tiny member state.

Juncker was thrust into the world spotlight in late 2014 when his native EU duchy was singled out in the LuxLeaks scandal as a tax haven for dozens of multinationals, including Ikea and Pepsi.

Juncker admits he is ‘weaker’ after fresh batch of Luxleaks revelations

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker admitted that he has been weakened by the revelations of controversial corporate tax avoidance schemes during his long tenure as prime minister of Luxembourg, his confirmation coinciding with a new batch of publications exposing the schemes.

Juncker made his comments while addressing a European Parliament hearing on the Panama Papers, in which he also argued EU member states could still

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